[isf-wifidog] Another authentication method?

Robin Jones Robin at networkfusion.co.uk
Lun 14 Avr 13:57:20 EDT 2008

What do you think to possibly sending users 2 emails the first would be stating that the validation has been sent and that if they have not received it to check their junk/spam folder, then the next being the actual validation email...

Robin Jones

-----Original Message-----
From: wifidog-bounces at listes.ilesansfil.org [mailto:wifidog-bounces at listes.ilesansfil.org] On Behalf Of Benoit Grégoire
Sent: 14 April 2008 03:03
To: wifidog at listes.ilesansfil.org
Subject: Re: [isf-wifidog] Another authentication method?

On 13 April 2008, Don Druce wrote:
> Hi Benoit
> An associated question.  Do you think that the big long string in the
> authentication link sent to the users email address is what is causing
> HotMail to send the file to the user's SPAM folder ?  If a way could be  
> found to reduce the number of emails sent to SPAM I think that it would
> be a good idea.

Every spam filter will assign some negative score to messages containing URLs 
with values looking like unique identifiers.

But I think our worst problem is that apparently many HotMail users treat 
the "Junk" button as the same thing as the "Delete" button.  This off course 
is then used by hotmail to score down validation messages going to other 

Benoit Grégoire
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