Subject: Re: NetBSD mailserver strangeness?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Guenther Grau <Guenther.Grau@marconicomms.com>
Date: 03/17/2000 09:55:30
Wolfgang Rupprecht wrote:
> Guenther.Grau@marconicomms.com (Guenther Grau) writes:
> > No, this only happens if someone CROSSPOSTS, i.e. he puts TWO or
> > even worse, more mailinglists, in the to: or cc: fields. This should
> > be avoided! Try to pick a list for your question/mail and only send
> > it to this list. If you don't get any reasonable answers, you might
> > try sending to another list, which might also be suitable.
> This is the advantage of running a personal mail->news gateway. Inn
> automatically rejects messages that have the same Message-ID.
Yes, that's right. There's always the possibility that
one can use tools to filter these mail duplicates out.
But I'd be a lot easier, if people wouldn't crosspost
in the first place :-)