[linux-elitists] Avoiding Mailman Duplicates

Marc MERLIN marc@merlins.org
Sun Feb 22 06:49:45 PST 2004

On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 11:41:27PM -0800, Teh Entar-Nick wrote:
> begin  Marc MERLIN  quotation:
> > I also had a reply-to per user option to make the fscking whiners go
> > away without screwing up the list for the rest of the membership,
> > but that one never made it in :(
> 	Out of curiosity, how did you implement it?  I've long
> believed that it should be a per-subscriber option (since it is, in
> fact, a UI concern, however wrong-headed), but mailman likes to use
> the MTA to do all the fanning out of recipients.
> 	I figured setting up another class of delivery along with
> digest and regular, but I'm curious as to how you got it to work.

I split the delivery queue in two at the time I put the message in the
mailman outgoing queue. Those with reply-to had the header added in the
mail before it got dropped in the tosend queue

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