Re: Spam on lsb lists
> >And lots of people (have to) use several different addresses,
> >subscribing with all of them isn't really an option, since you get
> >multiple copies of each mail then.
> Before I started using Lotus Notes, I had an "slocal" MH script that would
> filter out multiple email messages. I would take the message id from each
> incoming message and compare it to the contents of a 100 message FIFO list.
> If I recently received a message with the same message id then I would
> throw it away, otherwise, I would save the message id and let the email
> pass through to my mailbox. I don't have the script anymore, otherwise, I
> would give it to you.
A news server will do this beautifully. A newsreader really is a much
better interface to mailing lists, too, since they're designed for
<email@example.com> at work, <firstname.lastname@example.org> in private!
"Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot."