[LACTTE] Re: [Linux-aus] About a User Conference (was...)

Grant Diffey nevyn at artificial-stupidity.net
Thu Mar 3 11:14:01 UTC 2005

On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 10:01:25AM -0600, Michael Davies wrote:
> Bret Busby said:
> >
> > So that is why these people insist on sending multiple copies of their
> > posts to the list - because "evil will always triumph over good"....
> >
> > And I would assume that committee members would be subscribed to the
> > commoners list, and so would not also need messages sent to their list
> > in addition to the multiple copies posted to the commoners list.
> bree> head -6 ~/.procmailrc
> # Remove duplicates
> :0 Wh: msgid.lock
> | formail -D 8192 .msgid.cache
while true that procmail can filter duplicates it in no way reduces the 
responcibility of posters to trim the cc list appropriately.
> > Perhaps, if the "moderate all messages" problem is overcome, the list
> > administrator could set the Reply To address, to default replies to go
> > to the list, we would not get multiple copies of messages that some
> > people are sending to the list.
> http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html
I'm not a fan of reply-to being set to lists but it is sometimes appropriate
fOr public forums
Grant Diffey aka "nevyn"
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