[Mailman-Users] 100s of copies of the same mail

Jim Newton jimka at rdrop.com
Fri Dec 17 01:41:03 CET 2004

i recently set up a mailing list of about 1500 subscribers.
and then i sent a couple of test messages.  now many people
are complaining to me that they are getting several hundreds
of copies of the test messages every day and it has been
about a week later.

Will anyone vollunteer to help me figure out what
is going on here?


Enrique Vega wrote:
> On Dec 14, 2004, at 6:34 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> Of course you could use a more elaborate regexp as well depending on
>> what you want, but however you enter it, it is just one regexp and the
>> newlines and other whitespace are ignored unless escaped or inside
>> character classes.
> Mark,
> Your help was great! However, I have come to the conclusion that you 
> have to also add the "|" to the last keyword for it to also be 
> recognized, and then add some giberish for the final keyword that will 
> not be used. That seems to have worked for me.
> On another note. How can I set up a topic to so that folks will NOT get 
> the topi? For instance, our mail list uses YAK or OT when off topic 
> discussions start. Some folks have complained in the past about off 
> topic discussions. I would like for these folks to have a way to pre 
> filter for OT and or YAK. Can you help me with the regexp to filter out 
> these two key words so folks who like the yak can get it, and folks who 
> don't will not get it?
> enrique
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