[Mailman-Users] New user - Mailman question

Jeff Barger jeff at look.net
Fri Aug 20 23:59:20 CEST 2004

On Aug 20, 2004, at 5:32 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> David Blomquist wrote:
>> On Fri, 2004-08-20 at 15:22, Richard Barrett wrote:
>>> Am I alone in taking exception to people posting to this list and 
>>> then
>>> having some crap software intercepting the responses they have
>>> solicited from the list's subscribers.
>> Well, if they only want to receive messages from the list itself and 
>> not
>> from personal email addresses, I suppose it is within their right and 
>> it
>> is their choice to do so.
> Yes, I suppose it is their choice, and if they choose to silently trash
> the inevitable direct replies to their posts, I have no objection, but
> if they (or "some crap software" on their behalf) insist on informing
> me that my reply to their post is not accepted, then I do object.
> Also, I wonder if they have "avoid duplicate copies" turned off. If
> not, they won't receive either the direct reply or the reply from the
> list.

I've added a little snippet to FAQ entries 1.22 and 1.23 suggesting 
that people turn such things off. Feel free to 


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