Re: [OT] Mails coming from "email@example.com"
On Tue 01 May 2012 at 11:18:14 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> E-mail headers say not much (see the link). At least seems to come from a
> genuine Gmail account:
> "X-Mailer" and "Message-Id" gives some clues about the origin but nothing
> on why I/we get the posts :-?
We'll assume the mail is a genuine one.
X-Mailer: Assistly Support Platform
From: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
These point to desk.com and/or assistly.com as being the origin. Seems
a respectable enough business,
Received: from smtp.gmail.com \
Gmail received the mail from a cloud-based machine
Authentication-Results: mx.google.com; spf=pass (google.com: domain \
of firstname.lastname@example.org designates \
22.214.171.124 as permitted sender)
and is happy enough with it to use one of its machines to pass it on to
I do not understand why Subject: is different from the
Re: Install a package from testing?
in your mail at
is puzzling because this is the Message-id: for msg01825.
Now for dates and times (taken from gmane) of the four posts in that
Nick Meyers 2012-04-28 22:19:58 GMT
Chris Knadle 2012-04-28 22:56:41 GMT
Camaleón 2012-04-29 11:20:23 GMT
Camaleón 2012-04-29 11:50:52 GMT
In the body of the fourth post is
Apr 29, 2012 11:21AM UTC
which presumably is the time at which joe1assistly claimed to receive
the mail. This is about a minute after the third post in the thread.
We can do a check with
where the date/time given in the body of the post is
Apr 28, 2012 10:08AM UTC
The second post in the same thread was made at
2012-04-28 10:07:31 GMT
Coincidence? I'd be looking at something happening in the interaction
between the poster and gmane.