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===============================  CFJ 3786  ===============================

      Proposal 8277 identifies a distributed proposal.


Caller:                        Aris or G.
Barred:                        nobody or Aris

Judge:                         omd



Called by Aris (maybe):                           23 Dec 2019 07:27:15
Called by G. (maybe):                             12 Jan 2020 16:47:30
Assigned to omd:                                  12 Jan 2020 17:34:15


Caller's Arguments:

On Sun, Dec 22, 2019 at 8:00 PM omd  wrote:
> Hi all,
> Starting on December 14, Gmail started rejecting mail being relayed
> from the list server.  I didn't realize this was
> happening until earlier today when someone mailed me directly about
> it; sorry.  I have a few theories about why it started happening; I'll
> elaborate on that when I have a chance, but for now I've switched to
> relaying mail through a different server.  That's sort of working, but
> it's being rate limited:
> 421-4.7.28 [      15] Our system has detected an unusual
> rate of
> 421-4.7.28 unsolicited mail originating from your IP address. To protect
> our
> 421-4.7.28 users from spam, mail sent from your IP address has been
> temporarily
> 421-4.7.28 rate limited. Please visit 421-4.7.28
> to
> 421 4.7.28 review our Bulk Email Senders Guidelines.
> Also, Gmail is rejecting unsolicited subscription confirmation
> messages from the new server.
> I think at this point there's nothing I can do but wait, and hope
> Gmail starts trusting the new server more.  Hopefully that doesn't
> take long, or I'll have to do something silly like turn on
> from-address rewriting.

Thank you, omd, for fixing this. I'll be interested to hear your theories.

This is an infernal mess as far as the gamestate is concerned. According 
to precedent, messages that aren’t received by a substantial number of 
players haven’t been validly sent via the fora. As a test case to see if 
we’e gonna apply those precedents here, I CFJ "Proposal 8277 identifies a 
distributed proposal."