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SubjectRe: [OT] mailing list management
Lukasz Stelmach <> writes:

> Paul Jakma wrote:
>> The person you are replying to can/may:
>> - /want/ the direct copy (this is the case for quite a few people on
>> this list)
> I prefere, and I do it, explicit asking for a CC.
>> - filter incoming mail to supress duplicates
> It is a lot easier to find personal mails than to suppress dupes.
> In the former case you can look at References or IRT fields and in the
> later you have to *keep* a list of Message-IDs and search it everytime
> you receive a letter.

My mail server (cyrus imapd) automatically suppresses duplicates with
the default settings. I suppose other mail servers also have this

> And direct replying generates more traffic.

Not necessarily. Many mailing lists are configured not to send mail
to those already in the To or Cc headers.

Måns Rullgård

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