[Mailman-Users] Question about "Reply to All"

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sun Sep 18 20:13:31 CEST 2011

Carl Zwanzig wrote:
>You could filter messages discarding anything with the X-BeenThere header, 
>this would prevent any message that came out of mailman from being processed 
>again. OTOH I suspect that an announce-only list would be preferable.

MUAs generally do not copy X-BeenThere: headers into replies. If they
did, it would be impossible to reply to a list post as Mailman ignores
any post to a list with an X-BeenThere: header from that list in order
to prevent mail loops resulting from 'circular' list memberships.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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