[FFmpeg-user] List server 'myposts on' fails to echo my own posts

Mark Filipak markfilipak.windows+ffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 06:58:25 EET 2020

On 02/23/2020 11:47 PM, Carl Zwanzig wrote:
> On 2/23/2020 7:29 PM, Mark Filipak wrote:
>> There are 3 reasons why that can't be correct and that the problem is 
>> with the ffmpeg-user list server (probably configuration):
>> 1, Other lists that use mailman work as intended (i.e., I get my own 
>> posts echoed back to me, for example: support-thunderbird & 
>> support-firefox),
> What's different about them and their content handling? Are they MM2 or 
> MM3? (And are the message IDs the same on sent and received messages? 
> Has the body been munged in any way?)

I don't know such stuff -- why would I? You might profit from contact 
with the Mozilla list maintainers. May I suggest that whatever they do, 

>> 2, When I log into my markfilipak.windows Google Account, echoed 
>> messages from ffmpeg-user are NOT FOUND in the trash, and
> They don't get "trashed", they never make it as far as your folders. Did 
> you read the page I linked? Among other things- "It appears that any 
> message you receive with a Message-ID: matching one already in your 
> gmail folders will be discarded as a duplicate."

See above.

>> 3, I use Google Mail for POP, only, NOT for SMTP, so Google has no way 
>> to know (or track) my role in ffmpeg-user.
> Just like ffmpeg, giving better info gets better answers. So how -do- 
> you send messages if not via SMTP to google? Using what userID?

I sent all SMTP through my ISP, Spectrum (successor to Time Warner Cable).

> I don't run ffmpeg's mailing lists (and can't directly fix this issue), 
> but have been running mailman lists for 15+ years. Delivery to guugle 
> has been a constant problem; and the usual answer from the mailman 
> developers is that it's a happy accident when you do see your own 
> messages to the list.

Again, the Mozilla list admins seem to have the recipe.

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