[Haskell-cafe] many haskell's mails are detected as spam on gmail

Viktor Dukhovni ietf-dane at dukhovni.org
Wed Dec 28 22:39:34 UTC 2016

> On Dec 28, 2016, at 4:59 PM, Yitzchak Gale <gale at sefer.org> wrote:
> I believe adding the unsubscribe link in the footer is
> required by law in the US.

There are plenty of lists with no such footers.  For example,
ietf at ietf.org, postfix-users at postfix.org, ...

Mailing lists do subscription confirmation, so don't need opt-out.
Unsubscribe instructions are also sent when first joining the list,
and often in monthly list-membership reminders.

In addition there a List-Unsubscribe header.  So there's scant
evince for the applicability of alleged requirement to add a


   Despite its name, the CAN-SPAM Act doesn’t apply just to bulk email.
   It covers all commercial messages, which the law defines as “any
   electronic mail message the primary purpose of which is the
   commercial advertisement or promotion of a commercial product or
   service,” including email that promotes content on commercial
   websites. The law makes no exception for business-to-business email.
   That means all email – for example, a message to former customers
   announcing a new product line – must comply with the law.

Group interest mailing lists seem rather clearly out of scope.


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