On Mon, 10 Aug 1998, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
> At 6:36 PM -0700 8/10/98, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> > There simply is no solution. Each resend doesn't know what other resend
> > got the message and even if it did there's no way it would manipulate the
> > membership list appropriately. It's not a bug; it's simply something that
> > is out of Majordomo's control.
> Jason's right. This is an issue I've wrangled with a lot. There's
> really no decent way to handle this.
> think about it: you send e-mail to four mailing lists. they're four
> completely separate addresses. How can a mailer really know whether or
> not the addresses are related and ought to be duplicate suppressed?
> If you have someone send e-mail to postmaster, root, webmaster and
> fred, and the first three all forward to fred, fred will see four
> copies of the e-mail.
Thats not true. With our current sendmail setup using aliases, fred would
only get one message. I have bypassed resend (aliasing listname to
listname-outgoing) and it works.
Thanks for your help,