multiple deliveries (was Re: GNU Arch)

TJ Hunter tjhunter at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 15:04:33 MST 2005


Just hitting the reply link in the web-based gmail auto-fills the To:
field with this:

"Provo Linux Users Group Mailing List <plug at plug.org>, plug at plug.org"

(I removed one to send this email)

-TJ

On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 14:59:01 -0700, Hans Fugal <hans at fugal.net> wrote:
> If you look at the headers, the post in question was sent by Mr. TJ to
> plug at plug.orc, CC pluglist at plug.org. That's what happens when you send
> two copies of something to two functionally identical addresses.
> 
> (I'm not suggesting TJ intended to do it - it was probably a function of
> his email client's group reply function. In particular, most clients
> will end up doing this when the original post was sent to
> pluglist at plug.org (why is an excercise for the student))
> 
> I don't have to mention that nuking the Reply-To would fix this problem.  ;-)
> 
> On Fri,  4 Mar 2005 at 14:17 -0700, Corey Edwards wrote:
> > Plug mail admins it looks like something is causing multiple deliveries.
> > Somebody want to take a stab at fixing it?
> >
> >                           Received:
> > from [127.0.0.1] (localhost
> > [127.0.0.1]) by orodruin.plug.org
> > (Postfix) with ESMTP id 2C8AF1C3F2;
> > Fri,  4 Mar 2005 14:01:38 -0700
> > (MST)
> >                           Received:
> > from wproxy.gmail.com
> > (wproxy.gmail.com [64.233.184.207])
> > by orodruin.plug.org (Postfix) with
> > ESMTP id DB0091C3D7 for
> > <pluglist at plug.org>; Fri,  4 Mar
> > 2005 14:01:33 -0700 (MST)
> >
> >
> >                           Received:
> > from [127.0.0.1] (localhost
> > [127.0.0.1]) by orodruin.plug.org
> > (Postfix) with ESMTP id 7F4691C3EB;
> > Fri,  4 Mar 2005 14:01:35 -0700
> > (MST)
> >                           Received:
> > from wproxy.gmail.com
> > (wproxy.gmail.com [64.233.184.206])
> > by orodruin.plug.org (Postfix) with
> > ESMTP id 2F2AC1C3D7 for
> > <plug at plug.org>; Fri,  4 Mar 2005
> > 14:01:32 -0700 (MST)
> >
> > See how both messages were received from gmail with message id
> > "2F2AC1C3D7"? Then notice that they were fed back into postfix with
> > different ids, "7F4691C3EB" and "2C8AF1C3F2". That means that TJ sent
> > one message but I Plug sent me two.
> >
> > Did everybody else get two too? (not be confused with tutu)
> >
> > Corey
> >
> 
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