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Re: Forums

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 12:29:45 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDS9zAtENtwwFiwVZDR5fOqGd9tV8ZEXfi9YOcTygrBjg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: David Singer <singer@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 11:51 AM, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
> * Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>You missed my point.  If the email was sent to the list, but *also*
>>directly to you (like this very email I'm typing, which is being sent
>>to you and cc'd to the list), you won't get an Archived-At header,
>>because the list will recognize that you already received the email
>>directly and skips sending you a duplicate.
>
> The W3C mailing lists are not configured that way, it would rather be
> your server or client that recognizes the duplicate and filters a copy.
> The IETF "recently" changed the default configuration for new lists to
> do this, meaning, if you actually want the duplicate, you have to log
> into the web based configuration interface and change the setting each
> time you sign up for a list (as mailman doesn't allow you to choose a
> default setting), which is very annoying.

I didn't realize this was a gmail-specific deduping feature.  Interesting.

Never mind my noise, then!

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 7 January 2012 05:06:24 GMT

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