[Mailman-Developers] preventing double messages
Barry A. Warsaw
barry at python.org
Sat Jan 18 14:36:00 EST 2003
>>>>> "RS" == Ruud Steltenpool <r.g.steltenpool at student.utwente.nl> writes:
RS> I'm on a few lists of 1 and the same mailman. It occurs that
RS> someone sends 1 e-mail to multiple of those lists. Then i get
RS> the same message more than once.
RS> This could be prevented: For every incoming mail: Not start
RS> sending to all members of all receiving lists right away, but
RS> hold a temp-list in memory of all receiving members for this
RS> particular message. Then when all lists are processed, remove
RS> doubles from the temp-list and THEN send.
It's a bit problematic to do this in Mailman 2.1, but it is a goal to
support this kind of cross-posting duplicate suppression for Mailman
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