Emails going to spam folder in gmail
nw.johnson at ieee.org
Tue Dec 29 10:03:58 CST 2020
My original email alias was from computer.org. Then I got a mysterious
email saying that they were no longer going to offer computer.org email
aliases, so I switched to ieee.org.
I had one site refuse to let me use my ieee.org email address to log on
since the initial request came from a google server! He called it a
Strange world we live in!
IEEE member for 20+ years now - so I missed the computer society debacle
of which you speak.
Nigel Johnson, MSc., MIEEE, MCSE VE3ID/G4AJQ/VA3MCU
Amateur Radio, the origin of the open-source concept!
Skype: TILBURY2591 nw.johnson at ieee.org
On 2020-12-29 10:43 a.m., Chris Zach via cctalk wrote:
> You're kidding? I actually *wrote* the entire E-account, E-Alias, and
> E-commerce system used by the IEEE Computer Society back in 1995, and
> I keep my membership because of the mail forwarding to my home address.
> Amazingly enough the forms I developed are still used, and I'd guess
> the back end code as well. Not bad for 25 years. http://cs-ems.ieee.org/
> I left the Computer Society in 2000 after that complete fuckage
> takeover trick by Daniel Senese from the IEEE. Since then they haven't
> done much of a thing to support either computing or technology.
> Innovation there pretty much died...
> The fact that they would use a non-standard, monopoly, proprietary,
> privacy stealing email solution is just not a surprise at all.
> Ah well, things happen. We did have an amazing run there for 6 years
> but all good things....
> On 12/29/2020 10:07 AM, Nigel Johnson via cctalk wrote:
>> The IEEE also uses google!
>> One of my NetBSD correspondents simply blocks all mail from google
>> servers on his system!
>> Nigel Johnson, MSc., MIEEE, MCSE VE3ID/G4AJQ/VA3MCU
>> Amateur Radio, the origin of the open-source concept!
>> Skype: TILBURY2591 nw.johnson at ieee.org
>> On 2020-12-29 10:04 a.m., Chris Zach via cctalk wrote:
>>>> Google has more resources than me. How about they update their
>>>> systems to
>>>> match Internet email standards?
>>> The big problem isn't google doing it: They can do whatever they want.
>>> The problem comes when state and local governments switch to google
>>> mail services and now your constituents can no longer contact their
>>> govt officials. This happens here and it is *extremely* annoying.
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