messages rejected & netdev specs

Purushotham Nayak nayak_purushotham at
Fri Jun 19 14:50:38 UTC 2009

I did and it works now. 

Thanks guys.

----- Original Message ----
From: Greg KH <greg at>
To: Steven Hunt <srhlefty at>
Cc: devel at; Purushotham Nayak <nayak_purushotham at>
Sent: Friday, June 19, 2009 10:42:44 AM
Subject: Re: messages rejected & netdev specs

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 11:35:48PM -0700, Steven Hunt wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 11:09 PM, Jiri Slaby<jirislaby at> wrote:
> > On 06/19/2009 03:13 AM, Purushotham Nayak wrote:
> >> I registered on this site recently, but when I try to send  message to
> >> the mailing list, I get this message. Do any of you know why?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Purush
> >>
> >> Response I get is this:
> >>
> >>
> >> Message rejected by filter rule match
> I saw that message too when I first tried posting.  The problem for me
> turned out to be that gmail by default uses "rich formatting", and the
> list bot will reject anything other than plain text.  Try turning off
> any html features in your composer window.

Yes, the list has a default rule to reject any HTML email messages.
That is what triggers this response.


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