Major Gmail annoyance and the list
shaw.alec at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 22:13:57 MST 2008
I have same problem and I use POP with gmail.
Steve Meyers wrote:
> Michael Torrie wrote:
>> I know many of you use gmail for your plug mailing list reading and
>> posting. How many of you use imap and, say thunderbird with it? Well
>> it turns our Gmail is very broken when using imap and dealing with
>> mailing lists. The problem is that my post to the list is silently
>> discarded by Gmail when the list sends it back to me. Instead, it
>> expects that you'll be using the web page with it's
>> "conversations"-style threading. Rather than letting the mailing list
>> post back to me, gmail thinks it knows better than me since it already
>> has my sent item in the sent folder. This happens whether I send e-mail
>> via gmail's smtp server or some other server. It's very annoying and
>> has about made gmail unusable for me, since most of my e-mailings are to
>> and from lists. Does anyone know of a way of working around this
>> major bug?
> I have the same problem using IMAP with Gmail. I usually find the
> problem when using a family mailing list that I control. I've
> considered modifying the Message-ID: header when it comes through, but
> that seems like cheating. :)
> I wish they had an "allow duplicates" checkbox.
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