OFFTOPIC Re: [Mailman-Users] Archive URL in postings (2.1b3)

Dave Sherohman esper at
Wed Oct 30 20:22:23 CET 2002

On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 07:51:03PM -0800, J C Lawrence wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Oct 2002 13:33:08 -0600 
> John Buttery <john at> wrote:
> > Well, OK then, how would you differentiate this new behaviour from a
> > hypothetical message I might have sent pre-upgrade that _did_ have
> > your address in the To: and the list in the CC:?  
> One has a List-ID header, one doesn't.  
> One has an In-Reply-To that references my prior post, one doesn't.
> > Hint: you can't.  
> Sure I can.

Try again.  Your message included both

In-Reply-To: Message from John Buttery <john at>
   of "Tue, 29 Oct 2002 13:33:08 CST."  <20021029193308.GA25878 at>


List-Id: Mailman mailing list management users <>

among its headers.  Both would have the In-Reply-To: header, still
leaving John without a way to determine whether a list message was
sent only to the list or both to him directly and to the list.

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