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[Gnu-arch-users] Re: Describing archives (new feature at the mirror)

From: Miles Bader
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Describing archives (new feature at the mirror)
Date: 02 Apr 2004 18:47:20 +0900

Julian T J Midgley <address@hidden> writes:
> > You should add Mail-Followup-To: and maybe that other-header-I-can't-
> > remember-right-now; that may assist MUAs to do what you want automatically.
> And/or set up a procmail or other filter to automatically dispose of
> duplicates for you - there are so many occasions (and lists) where you are
> likely otherwise to end up with numerous copies that the appropriate
> solution is to deal with the problem at your end, rather than require
> everyone else in the world to change their habits to suit you ;-)

Yes I agree, and in fact that's what I do (using Gnus)*, but of course
not everybody uses a very capable MUA / MTA.

* But I still like getting duplicates, because it often speeds up
  delivery greatly, and allows me to continue a thread I'm active in even
  when the list server has decided to go off in the corner and sulk.

Freedom's just another word, for nothing left to lose   --Janis Joplin

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