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Re: duplicates [was Re: UNSUBSCRIBE]



On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 02:00:41AM -0800, ben wrote:
> On Monday 18 February 2002 01:24 am, Hans Ekbrand wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 11:14:46PM -0800, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> > > On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 01:04:49AM -0600, Alex Malinovich wrote:
> > > > And it's
> > > > pretty widely accepted that if someone replies to one of your posts,
> > > > you will get duplicates in your mailbox. (The reply, and the copy of
> > > > the reply on the list.)
> > >
> > > I dunno, most people hate getting duplicates.  I ditched sylpheed after
> > > a couple of months largely because it doesn't have a list reply
> > > feature like mutt.  I only CC people if they request it, otherwise I
> > > treat mailing lists like usenet (read here, post here).
> >
> > Me too. I might be silly, but I almost get upset when I recieve an
> > unrequested copy sent directly to me.
> 
> i agree with what you say here but i can't help noticing that you did cc to 
> eric on your post.

Oops! I used the list-reply function in mutt (Shift-L), though. In my
muttrc I have

lists debian-user

I thought that would be enough. Hm. I will have to keep an eye on mutt
for a while. Thanks for pointing that out.

> in any case, given that duplicates are inherently 
> redundant, maybe something should be added to the list subscription 
> confirmation to point out that cc'ing a post's author shouldn't happen unless 
> specifically requested.
> 
> ben

Good idea. Now, do you suggest that to listmaster@lists.debian.org?

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