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Re: OT: openoffice mailing lists gone amok!



On Monday 29 March 2004 16.04, Mike Dresser wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Mike Dresser wrote:
> > So anyways, it's replying to itself, over and over.  I've gotten over 250
> > emails so far.  It started at 8k per email, and is up to 94k per email
> > now.
>
> And in the interest of completion, it took the OO.o servers 2.5 days to
> process the backlog, some of the emails were over 500k in size.

???

Shouldn't an admin just have cleared the mail queue in such a case? Losing 
list mail is not that bad, it's not private email, and most people will be on 
the list and get the message from the admin with explanation why the mail was 
lost. (Assuming there was no simple way to clear just the looped email from 
the queue, leaving the 'real' mails in).

cheers
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