[Coco] hi kip
gheskett at wdtv.com
Mon Apr 14 14:11:59 EDT 2014
On Monday 14 April 2014 14:04:27 Tormod Volden did opine:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 7:33 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Monday 14 April 2014 13:23:33 Arthur Flexser did opine:
> >> Gene, I was referring to options at
> >> http://five.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/coco for configuring what
> >> the list server does, not Gmail options. You won't get copies of
> >> your own posts unless you specifically request them by turning on
> >> "Receive your own posts to the list".
> >> Art
> > My point being Art, that this assertion, and those options at
> > fivepair.list.net have nothing to do and zero effect with gmails
> > preferences.
> > That return copy, coming from five.pairlist.net back to your gmail
> > account is seen a duplicate of the post you sent to the list (any
> > list), or any list you use a gmail address to subscribe to that list,
> > and gmail WILL delete the echo, and you cannot, in your gmail prefs,
> > turn that off without using 2 gmail accounts. You post thru one, and
> > then you can receive thru the other. Its a PITA that lots of folks
> > do, but not one I am in love with personally. And gmail is diamond
> > hard on that point.
> Gene, why is that such a big problem? Once you see it in your Inbox
> (and not only in Sent Mail) you know it has been distributed by the
> list server. There is just a slight inconvenience of not being able to
> see the full headers from the server with "View Original" - it would
> have been more useful if it kept the list server version instead of
> the outgoing version.
> Anyway, as others have pointed out, the best place to verify your
> posted mails is the mailing list archive.
Which requires I go thru the whole procedure of firing up a browser,
locating the archive on the web etc so I can go searching for it, wasting
at least 5 to 10 minutes. If gmail would just return the echo, the rest of
my scripts would simply sort it to the list folder where it is instantly
visible with no action on my part. If gmail wants to be the back end of a
horse by doing that, I guess that is their choice, so mine is not to use
it. And I will continue to point this out every time someone says they
can't see their own posts. gmail use is the problem about 75% of the time,
and its not list specific, its gmail specific.
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