Duplicated messages sent from the list

Doug dmcgarrett at optonline.net
Sat Feb 8 19:40:51 UTC 2014

On 02/08/2014 02:19 PM, Christopher M wrote:
> On 12/02/2013 07:10 AM, Myriam Schweingruber wrote:
>> Hi Ralf,
>> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 10:51 AM, Ralf Mardorf <kde.lists at yahoo.com> 
>> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> sometimes I receive duplicated messages _from the list_ (no CC 
>>> issue). It
>>> doesn't matter if I sent the mail or somebody else sent a mail to 
>>> the list.
>>> The mails I receive two times are just one time in the archive.
>>> There seemingly is an issue with the list's mailman or with my 
>>> Kubuntu Saucy's
>>> KMail.
>> This is not a bug in mailman nor in KMail, you just need to set the
>> option in your mailman subscription to not receive your own mails
>> (option "not metoo"), that's all. Currently you get all your mails as
>> well as the one from the list.
>> If you receive a double mail from somebody else, this person likely
>> sent an extra copy to you and the list. Since only subscribers can
>> post on the list, this is not necessary, so everybody should use the
>> "reply-to-list" option only.
>> Regards, Myriam
> Hi Myriam,
> now in thunderbird I see the following options. I am using the 
> newsgroup through Thunderbird but I have it set up as a newsgroup
> When looking at the threads I see this:
> * Reply to sender
> * Reply to all
> * reply to list
> I am new to newsgroups I have never used them before... But, really 
> want to keep up with whats going on with Kubuntu. So what does each 
> option do?
> Sender: would be just to you? as in it would email it to you instead 
> of posting to the group? That is what I have been using.
> Reply to all ???? does what
> List ???? does what
> Thanks,
> Christopher
(I sent this "reply to list.")  By now you may realize that everybody 
received two copies of your message! So whatever is going on,
either at your end or at the server, it ain't right!


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