Sudden doubling of nearly all messages

Dave Angel d at
Sat Jul 21 19:08:03 CEST 2012

On 07/21/2012 06:48 AM, Dave Angel wrote:
> Has anybody else noticed the sudden double-posting of nearly all
> messages in the python mailing list?
> Previously, I've seen some messages double posted, and it was nearly
> always a newbie, presumably posting via some low-end gateway.  But now
> i'm noticing nearly every message appears twice, identical datestamps,
> and usually one message considered a reply to the other.
> Deleting these locally is not only a pain, but if I get the wrong one,
> it messes up the threading.
> I'm using Thunderbird 14.0 on Linux 11.04, with mail configured for
> non-digest mode.  I read the messages in threaded mode.
> Probably related, I've had a serious spate of messages are obvious Re:
> types, but not threaded to the original set.  I'm guessing because it's
> because I earlier deleted one of a pair.

Well, since nobody else (so far) saw it, and I don't see it any more
(except for messages from a relatively few individuals), I'll drop it.

Sorry for the noise.



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