[linux-elitists] Re: CC considered harmful
Mon Feb 23 17:01:42 PST 2004
On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 11:50:46AM +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> Preferable would be if Mailman could avoid sending a message to someone
> already listed in the recipient headers. However, even that doesn't
> solve the problem -- you'd receive the copy directly to you (which is
> outside Mailman's control), but not the list copy, which is exactly the
> opposite of the desired result.
This is precisely the feature I was writing about that started this
thread. I think. Or maybe that was a different thread:
> Avoid duplicate copies of messages?
> When you are listed explicitly in the To: or Cc: headers of a list
> message, you can opt to not receive another copy from the mailing list.
> Select Yes to avoid receiving copies from the mailing list; select No to
> receive copies.
> If the list has member personalized messages enabled, and you elect to
> receive copies, every copy will have a X-Mailman-Copy: yes header added
> to it.
So Mailman can avoid sending a message to someone already listed in the
recipient headers; and it does have the shortcoming you describe.
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