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Re: List admin suggestions (Was Re: Diff and Merge on office document such as .doc and .xls)

From: Mathias Weinert <mathias.weinert_at_gfa-net.de>
Date: 2005-11-30 12:01:28 CET

Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005@ryandesign.com> wrote:

> On Nov 29, 2005, at 23:39, Phil Endecott wrote:
> > Flapflap wrote:
> >
> >> P.S. Does everybody have the mail in 3 ? Ok I got 2 because of the
> >> reply-all, but 3 ??
> >
> > Yes, whenever I post to this list I end up with 3 copies: one that
> > I Bcc'ed to myself, a regular one from the list, and a mysterious
> > extra one. I've looked for a list admin address on the web site
> > but I can't see anything obvious at http://subversion.tigris.org/
> > servlets/ProjectMailingListList. If the right person is reading
> > this, can I suggest a few improvements?
> >
> > - Prefix subject lines with the list name.
> That's been brought up many times before, but I've never heard any
> good arguments for doing that. All it does is reduce the horizontal
> space available in my email client's subject column for the actual
> message subject, which I want to see.

Me too.

> I don't need to be told again
> that it's for the Subversion list, because I already know that,
> because my email client already sorts these messages into my
> Subversion Mailing List folder. (Good email clients' sorting rules
> certainly works on headers other than Subject; for example I use the
> Delivered-To header.)

I'm checking the TO and the CC field - but the result is the same.

> > - Don't send the "extra copies" that at least two of us seem to be
> > seeing at the moment.
> "Me too." I'm getting many mails duplicated too. I was also
> unexpectedly unsubscribed from the list recently and had to
> resubscribe myself. The duplicates have been frequent since then, but
> I definitely also got them before that, so it's not like I'm now
> subscribed twice or anything.

I'm only getting mails duplicated if the were sent to users
*and* dev.


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