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Re: Spam on lsb lists

gk4@us.ibm.com wrote:
> >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
many-to-many communication.


<hpa@transmeta.com> at work, <hpa@zytor.com> in private!
"Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot."

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