[Mailman-Users] subscribers to multiple lists

Jon Carnes jonc at haht.com
Thu Mar 7 00:38:11 CET 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kyala Shea" <amiga at northcoast.com>

> Hi,
> I'm wondering how Mailman handles the following:
> If a user is subscribed to five mailing lists and a message is sent to
> all five of those lists, will the user receive five copies of the
> message, or one?

5 copies

> I have majordomo installed, but as far as I can tell, there is no way to
> get it to send only one message to the user in the above case, without
> passing the message through an external address-parsing script.  If
> Mailman can do this, I'd love to use it instead.

While mailman does not do this, you can create "Umbrella-like" lists (using
scripts) that create meta-lists with each person only in it once.

> Any help is much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Kyala

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