[Mailman-Developers] handling duplicate mails
Tue, 16 Oct 2001 08:33:44 -0700
On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 11:40:31AM +0800, Mark Tearle wrote:
> Mine attacks the problem by enabling lists to be set up which
> can pull there membership in from other lists.
> (ie at the who is on the list stage of the pipeline)
I looked at your patch closer and you're right. Sorry for the
> Ben's attacks the problem by ensuring that an individual only
> gets delivered one copy of an email (based on the message ID)
> (ie at the delivery stage)
This is indeed what I need.
(it apparently also notices that you are Cced in a mail and doesn't send the
post copy to you)
> What problem are you trying to tackle?
People who are trying to set reply-to munging because they don't want
receipients to receive two copies of the posts. While the solution is bad,
the initial need is real.
(well, there is also that part about "reply to all" being apparently much
harder to use than "reply", but I tend to dismiss that)
> PS. Marc, coming to LCA 2002? http://www.linux.org.au/conf/
I submitted 5 or 6 papers. Hopefully they'll pick one up :-)
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