[Mailman-Users] Email address subscribed to many annoucement lists but only recieves one copy on an annoucement sent to multiple lists

Richard Damon Richard at Damon-Family.org
Wed Aug 17 03:51:54 CEST 2011

On 8/16/11 9:21 PM, Chase, Edward wrote:
> Hi there,
> The long subject pretty much states my issue.  I have an email address that is subscribed to many moderated announcement lists in my organization.  If a message is sent to more than one list, I only receive the first copy that gets approved.
> I've found section 7.2 in the user documentation in the wiki (http://wiki.list.org/display/DOC/Mailman+2.1+Members+Manual#Mailman2.1MembersManual-7.2HowcanIavoidgettingduplicatemessages%3F%28duplicatesoption%29) but am not sure this is applies to this situation.  It's not like these emails are being sent to both me and the list address.  They are being sent to list1, list2, list3, and list4.  I happen to be on all of them for monitoring purposes.  I'm sure there are others within my organization that are on more than one of these lists.  We have administrators that like to see that their message has gone out to all the student announcement lists.
> Your feedback is most appreciated.
> Thanks.
> Edward Chase
> Providence College
> Information Technology
Could the address be a gmail address? Gmail looks at message-Ids and
automatically removes duplicates, and the same initial email to multiple
lists, will all have the same message-id.

Richard Damon

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