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RE: defcustom and the stars.

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: defcustom and the stars.
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2007 14:56:54 -0800

> >> Could it be that the list doesn't forward mail to you if it can see
> >> that you're already getting a copy directly?
> >
> > Dunno
> >
> >> And could it also be
> >> that when people were mailing you directly, they were using a
> >> different address than the mailing list had for you?
> >
> > No. I have only one address.
> Interestingly, the address you just used to reply to me isn't signed
> up to this mailing list

Huh? Again, I have only one address, so I don't see how I could be signed up
with a different address. My only address is address@hidden What do
you see me signed up as, and where do you see that? What address do you see
on the mail you receive from me directly?

> and yet I still only received one copy of your reply.
> Mails to my 'dooglus' email address (which is on the mailing list) get
> forwarded to my full.name email address - but there's no way the
> mailing list software can know that.
> So I think the only explanation is that gmail itself is seeing 2
> messages which it determines are 'the same' in some way (maybe by
> comparing Message-ID headers, for example) and deciding to only keep
> one of them.

I see.

> If this is what's happening, then it's already OK to CC replies to
> people who are using a gmail address, since they'll only see one copy
> of the mail anyway.

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