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Denise ([staff profile] denise) wrote in [site community profile] dw_maintenance2016-04-15 07:11 pm

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People getting mail at Gmail are reporting email delays of about an hour. As far as I can figure out, it's because some of our recent changes to our network have wiped out our existing sending reputation with them and made us start building reputation again, and they're refusing all mail on first delivery and making us re-send it. (It's a common spam reduction technique, because spammers don't bother retrying if the first attempt fails.)

There isn't much we can do about it but wait it out until Gmail decides that we're legit senders again, but we'll poke at it and see if there's anything we can do to make the process go faster. (I doubt there will be, though; Gmail is persnickety.) In the meantime, to get comment notification email faster, you can switch your confirmed email to a different provider, or just refresh your on-DW inbox.

EDIT: And people are now letting me know that mail's delayed to other providers, too, which is probably follow-on effects from having to send everything to Gmail at least twice. There isn't a lot we can do about it; I'm sorry about the hassle, folks.
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[personal profile] kore 2016-04-16 01:12 am (UTC)(link)
I just got Gmail copies of comments I made at 3:29 pm (comment timestamp), timestamped 5:59 in Gmail, if that helps any. I don't seem to be missing any, though, they're just delayed. For right now I'm just keeping my DW inbox open in its own tab.
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[personal profile] borneinblood 2016-04-16 01:33 am (UTC)(link)
Yeah, this is about what it's looking like for me as well, as far as I can tell. I've definitely been checking the DW inbox as best I can in the meanwhile, though.