[Mono-list] Re: Duplicate emails from list

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Wed Apr 12 08:25:57 EDT 2006

Tony G wrote:
> Any idea why I get two of almost every email sent to this forum?  What are
> people doing differently that sometimes causes only one mail to be
> generated for some posts and two mails for others?  It looks like people
> have the habit of sending to mono-list at lists.ximian.com and then also CC
> mono-list at lists.ximian.com and mono-list-request at lists.ximian.com.

Check whether you've been subscribed multiple times.

> I've also found the need to "reply all" is very irritating, and I suspect
> this is partially responsible for the above issue.  If I just "reply", mail
> goes back to the person who posted a note because the mail list sets their
> address as the reply-to.  If I hit "reply all" then I need to remove the
> individual before sending, since they're going to get the mail from the
> list anyway.  Anyone else have a problem with this?  I know some other
> forums do it the same way, but what a pain.  The problem is stupid forum
> software that no one wants to change, nothing more or less.

It's really hard to let your last sentence uncommented ... Try
next time to be more polite.

This is a *mailing list*. It's common sense to configure it this way,
so try to cope with it. If you cannot, get a MUA that support
"Reply to list".


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