Multiple copies of postings

Christian Hoffmann christian.hoffmann at
Thu Nov 26 01:32:02 EST 1998

Since quite some time I am receiving two copies of each posting. Not very annoying, but too much traffic.


At 21:41 25.11.98 -0500, you wrote:
>Can anyone explain why this morning I received back three copies of 
>one of my posting to the b-hebrew list posted yesterday and two copies 
>of the other one? One copy is quite enough! I sometimes get multiple 
>copies of other people's postings as well, but I don't know if they 
>have submitted them more than once - but I know that I submitted my 
>own ones only once each. Did everyone else receive multiple copies? Is 
>this a problem with the mail server or somewhere else? Could the 
>problem be in our SIL mail system? I rarely get multiple copies of 
>other incoming messages. Is there a way of telling from the mail 
>server logs or something?
>Peter Kirk
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