[thelist] gmail autoresponder

Jack Timmons jorachim at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 14:34:52 CST 2009

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 2:31 PM, Fred Jones <fredthejonester at gmail.com>wrote:

> If I send an email to a certain gmail address, then I get an
> autoresponse. This is good. :)
> We have a custom form that uses php mail and I use this:
>  $from  = "$name <$email>" ;
> and no reply-to or anything like that. When I use the form to send an
> email, I see that it goes to the same gmail address (same one as
> above that is), but no autoresponse is sent. Yes, I used a different
> email then the first email I sent b/c the responder won't respond more
> than twice in four days. I wonder if the issue is that the gmail
> address is not gmail.com--it's actually the same domain as the
> site--they use a Google App for email. Maybe gmail sees that it's
> coming from what seems to be an
> "internal" location yet the purported email address is external?
> Any other ideas why this may be failing?

I'm pretty sure it's going to be because it's not to a gmail account.

-Jack Timmons
Twitter: @jorachim

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