question about posting to FreeBSD mailing lists

Novembre novembre at
Thu Jun 12 18:39:07 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 10:17 AM, Andrew Berry <andrewberry at>

> On 10-Jun-08, at 12:10 AM, Novembre wrote:
>  So to be more specific, how can I answer to a post from a mailing list
>> from
>> within my, e.g., GMail or Yahoo! mailboxes?
> You might be able to use telnet to open a connection to Google's SMTP
> servers, and paste the entire message, headers included, into the
> transmission. You'd have to know how to manually use SMTP and hope that
> Google accepts email from your machine. You could also look into writing a
> script in (Perl or Python would be good) to allow you to do it yourself, so
> you would have control over most of the headers.
> --Andrew

I tried to telnet to, but it didn't work. Is that what you

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