[Mailman-Users] Ignoring duplicate messages?

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Wed Jan 9 18:21:33 CET 2002

On Wed, 9 Jan 2002 16:43:11 GMT 
Melanie Dymond Harper <mel at vanyel.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> I've got some users who hit "reply-to-all" and thus wind up with
> two copies of the message coming towards the list concerned. 

Then their MUAs are seriously broken.

> I realise that the best way round this is user education (!)...

No, the solution is to get them to use an actually working and
correct MUA.

> ... is there any code within Mailman which will spot duplicates
> and ignore them? It is duplicates with the same Message-ID with
> which I'm concerned.

Preface your list with a procmail recipe which calls formail.

J C Lawrence                
---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas. 
claw at kanga.nu               He lived as a devil, eh?		  
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