mailing list management

Karsten Ensinger at
Thu Aug 16 17:31:14 CEST 2007

Ben Burdette wrote:
> Nick Johnson wrote:
>> On 8/16/07, Giles Jones <giles.jones at> wrote:
>>> On 16 Aug 2007, at 00:07, Nick Johnson wrote:
>>>> The list server is clearly the issue here, failing to accept messages
>>>> in a timely fashion.
>>> It's only affecting GMail messages.
>> I believe people with providers other than gmail (and not just those
>> using google apps, like myself) have also reported issues. GMail is
>> just less patient than most - it's still only an issue because the
>> list server is taking a long time to respond. How long _should_ a mail
>> server wait for a reply? Forever?
> Case in point - I just got a duplicate of your message.
> Maybe openmoko needs a new, faster mailserver?  More mailserver 
> bandwidth?  Or how about a duplicate message filter at the list level?  
> I've gotten at least 100 duplicates today, this is getting really old.  
> I have a filter for removing duplicates in thunderbird, but it leaves 
> the newest duplicate, so I'm having to 'mark as read' the same messages 
> over and over.
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Maybe you should switch to this (or improve your configuration):

I use this extension to thunderbird with success. The suggestion
of the extension seems to contain some smart algorithms.
The already read messages are preselected for keep and the "new"
ones get deleted.


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