On Fri, 1 Nov 2002 05:18:56 -0600 John Buttery firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Well, my point was that you would get one mailing with a List-ID: header that you could assume was addressed to the list, but then you wouldn't know if that was the only posting or if you should be expecting another email, without a List-ID: header, as indicated by the presence of your personal address in the To: field.
-- In the general case the direct message would have arrived first (the reverse happens, if rarely).
-- You may never have received the courtesy copy anyway -- its not reliable with either header form.
-- Add just a little latency (say 20 minutes) and you can fairly safely assume that if you are to get both, you already have both.
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