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Mailing list vs News Group
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Guillaume Cartier)
- Subject: Mailing list vs News Group
- From: Steve Strassmann <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 17 Aug 1992 16:13:54 -0500
- Cc: info-mcl
>Date: Mon, 17 Aug 92 16:00:30 -0400
>To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Macintosh Common Lisp)
>From: email@example.com (Guillaume Cartier)
>Subject: Mailing list vs News Group
>A few weeks ago I got access to a usenet news reader
>and tried out the comp.lang.lisp.mcl group. After reading
>the news for a few weeks, I noticed that some messages
>appearing on the news group never make it to the mailing
>list. Did anyone else notice the same problem?
This is correct - messages posted to comp.lang.lisp.mcl
are not posted to the info-mcl mailing list (although
info-mcl messages are posted to the newsgroup).
I am not aware of any system which would permit doing this
without creating the kinds of infinite loops (and duplicate
messages) we saw just recently on this list. If you have
a dependable solution in mind, feel free to let us know.