Re: Redundant repetition...

Date: Fri Mar 15 1996 - 05:34:30 EET

Dear Sysadmin:

Maybe we should ask if there's anything we can do to help you. Maybe by
finding out precisely who is getting duplicates and of which particular
messages, the problem can be figured out from its evidence. I'm getting a
few doubles, but no big deal.

Thanks for your hard work.


Ed Grenda
AutoFab Systems
43 Everett St.
Arlington, MA 02174 USA
617-646-6280 (voice or fax) (email)

In a message dated 96-03-14 09:14:03 EST, you write:

>Dear dear friends,
>most of you have been receiving duplicate messages from the list. This
>is very annoying, I know, and I've been trying to solve the
>problem. Unfortunately it's not very easy, because those that get
>duplicated do not differ from other articles and there doesn't seem to
>be any clearly visible reason for duplication. It just happens. Some
>messages just are sent twice to some people, but not all messages and
>not to all people - and no message is ever sent thrice.
>This is one of the most mystical problems I have ever encountered
>during my sysadmin career; and believe me, I've seen a lot.
>I will, however, continue to dive headlong into system logs and try to
>find some solution to this. Underpaid and overworked, as I am, I can't
>promise you quick results but I'll do my best.
>In the meanwhile, I hope you can live with this annoying "feature".

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