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Message no. 1
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark.imbriaco@*****.COM>
Subject: [ADMIN] Duplicate Messages ..
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 1998 21:57:24 -0400
I believe I have narrowed down the duplicate messages problem, and the
prognosis isn't that good. Here's the sequence that's causing this:

1) List's mail processor connects to remote mail server.
2) List's mail processor sends the message to the remote system and it is
accepted for delivery.
3) The connection between the list's mail processor and the remote server
is broken without an explicit close of the connection so the list's
mail processor assumes that the message was not delivered successfully
and attempts the send again.

The problem (3) can be caused by a number of different things, most
commonly by network problems between systems. At this point I don't
see a good way to solve the problem but it doesn't seem to be too much
of a nuisance yet. I'll continue to investigate, but I wanted to give
everyone an update.


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