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Re: Forums

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 20:51:35 +0100
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: David Singer <singer@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <hsjeg7pj2qg40a4r4v3sehiqmn774h4upk@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* 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.
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