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Re: Re: Double messages



>From: Karl Larsen <k5di zianet com>
>Date: 2008/01/22 Tue PM 02:31:24 CST
>To: For users of Fedora <fedora-list redhat com>
>Subject: Re: Double messages

>Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>>
>>>> So let's rephrase: Do you get all messages twice or only the ones
>>>> *you* send to the list yourself?
>>>>
>>>> I am getting two copies of all messages to the Fedora list. This is 
>>>> the only list so effected.
>>>    I did some simple looking at the Thunderbird mail client and I 
>>> have discovered how to do exactly what is being done to me. And it is 
>>> dirt simple and all you need is the email address of the victom and 
>>> the email address of the list. I have both for most people on this 
>>> list. In theory I can do the same for all of you.
>>
>> If it is only happening on replies to messages you have sent, someone 
>> is simply hitting 'reply-all' which has been the canonical way to 
>> respond to mail list messages from the beginning of time, since they 
>> don't all set the reply-to: header to direct mail back to the list.  
>> Some mailers will only include the reply-to: address in this case, but 
>> I don't think that is universal.
>>
>    It is possible and someone is doing it so every time they get a 
>fedora message they forward it to me. Period. I too know how to do this. 
>Period.
>
>Karl
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More accusations.  You have no proof that any one is doing anything to you.This is paranoia. If there are people on this mail list that like to "hurt" you then use the Thunderbird filter capability and filter their email out, like I have yours.

Do you have any other email accounts, gmail, hotmail, that you might have used to subscribe to this list? If you did and you forward the email from that account to your "normal" account, this would explain the duplicate email.

I was looking at the archives.  This list wasn't as acrimonious before you joined Karl.  Perhaps you should simple lurk for a while and see if the "attacks" subside?

I'm turning my filter back on now.  Good luck.

~~R


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