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Re: Forums

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2012 14:40:57 +0100
Message-ID: <4F084B69.1010906@gmx.de>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
On 2012-01-07 07:42, Brad Kemper wrote:
> On Jan 6, 2012, at 12:29 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr."<jackalmage@gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> 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.
>
> Neither did I. How annoying that the one we don't see is the one with the archived-at header. Now if only I knew someone who worked at Google, perhaps he could call up his gmail colleague and ask the, to fix that.
> ...

(If somebody actually knows a GMail team member then it would be great 
if he/she could be pointed to 
<http://greenbytes.de/tech/tc2231/#buggy-senders> as well).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Saturday, 7 January 2012 14:08:23 GMT

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