Sorry for Repeat
Glendon M. Gross
gross at xinetd.com
Wed Jan 8 10:20:27 EST 2003
I believe this is happening because somehow the address that is used to
subscribe to the list is subscribed as a list member. Therefore each
post will also be sent to the subscribe address until that address is
One possible rationale for doing this would be to ensure that all
incoming posts are posted to the list, even if the person posting is not
yet subscribed. I recall that previously (before this started
happening) my posts were being rejected if I submitted them with the
wrong return address. After this started happening, all my posts have
been successful. I just delete the "Subscribe Failed" message. But I
also get duplicate messages from the list because two of my e-mail
addresses are each subscribed.
I decided that I don't mind receiving two copies of each post in case I
accidentally delete one. It gives me a backup copy of each post to b-greek.
Carl W. Conrad wrote:
> At 11:11 PM -0600 1/7/03, Steven Lo Vullo wrote:
>>On Tuesday, January 7, 2003, at 09:01 PM, Matthew R. Miller wrote:
>>>I must have repeated my question. Sorry! I got a message saying
>>>about "Subscribe Failed" and thought my question did not get through.
>>>Sorry about that!
>>I get that message along with another every time I post. Not sure why
>>it continues to happen.
> I suspect that ALL who have sent messages to the list in the last few weeks
> get that "Subscribe Failed" notice each time--I know I have received them
> and simply delete them. I'm also getting truncated digests now as others
> have complained recently about getting. We hope these increasing glitches
> in the Lyris software will be eliminated when we switch over later this
> month to MailMan list software--but of course we may discover some new and
> different ones. Can't tell what these loos-flowing electronic discharges
> are capable of ...
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