[Mailman-Users] users getting mail twice

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui at plaidworks.com
Thu Sep 21 07:55:35 CEST 2000

Dan is correct, but mailman could, in fact, do something about it.

One thing I've considered is changing mailman so that if it sees 
someone listed explicitly in the To: or CC: lines, it wouldn't also 
send a copy via the list. That probably ought to be configurable, but 
I think it's a reasonable way to get around this kind of issue, which 
is, in fact, a feature, but one which some people don't like.

it's definitely not a bug, but I think the MLM can be made smart 
enough to deal with it.

At 10:40 PM -0700 9/20/00, Dan Mick wrote:
>Mailman must not change this.  The request is to send it to two
>different addresses, and that's what Mailman does.  Some
>prefer it, in fact, so that they can distinguish between "list
>messages addressed to the list" and "list messages addressed specifically
>to me".
>It may seem wrong, but it's really not.
>>  When a user of my mailing list hits the 'g' key in most popular mailers,
>>  a reply is set up that addressed To: listuser at foo.bar, and CC:
>>  thelist at mymachine.
>>  The trouble is that user mentioned in the To: will receive the message
>>  twice.
>>  This is wrong, and it's my understanding that To: listuser and CC:
>>  thelist is perfectly acceptable.
>>  What do I need to do to remedy this?
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