[ROVERNET - UK] messages in triplicate
KG at dolby.com
Thu Feb 23 16:44:12 GMT 2006
Thanks for all your comments. Since the problem developed spontaneously
so to speak and then disappeared again, during a period when I was not
at work (I read this stuff on my work computer) and didn't even turn on
the computer, and during which I don't think any of our company network
people were diddling with our network, I still find it difficult to
believe that the problem was anything to do with the receiving end.
However, it has gone away, for the present at least, so I won't worry
Ken G, 1925 Rover 16/50 (San Francisco)
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[mailto:rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com] On Behalf Of JOHN
Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2006 4:11 AM
To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
Subject: RE: [ROVERNET - UK] messages in triplicate
I had a few duplicate messages but it wasn't any bother, nor was it
persistant. There just seemed to be a batch of them, then it cleared, ok
--- Eric Russell <p6rovers at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have been approached before with a similar abnormality but as Paul
> pointed out, it was developed through the user's actions or email
> I reviewed my inbox in the time frame you provided.
> I didn't receive duplicate messages. I was wondering if any other
> member received triplicate messages during that period but no one has
> responded on that question except for Paul.
> Unless someone/some people report(s) the same experience as yourself,
> I have nothing to go to the host system administrator with.
> Sorry that you had trouble, but I am confident that it was not a host
> server glitch. That is, unless others have the same experience.
> (I can just hear the sys admin voice now :-(
> --- "Gundry, Kenneth" <KG at dolby.com> wrote:
> > Eric,
> > Although you didn't explicitly say so, I take it therefore that in
> > that period (16-19 February) you did not receive
> > in triplicate.
> > However, your last sentence implies that the
> > has been observed
> > before.
> > I think you are suggesting that one possibility is that anyone with
> > more than one email address, intending only one to be active for
> > this forum, may inadvertently have got two or more on the
> > and therefore
> > received two or more copies of each message. That makes sense, but
> > doesn't apply to me since I only have one address, and the problem
> > corrected itself around noon (Pacific Time) on Sunday, after which
> > messages arrived singly (and nobody would have
> > around at that time
> > this end to be making changes). Besides, if that had been the case
> > the replicated messages would not have been identical; they would
> > have had different addressees and perhaps different times.
> > Ah, the addressees
> > point is irrelevant since incoming messages from
> > forum don't show
> > the individual recipient's address.
> > The fact that the problem corrected itself without intervention at
> > this end points to a mailing list server problem ...
> > doesn't it?
> > Ken G, 1925 Rover 16/50 (San Francisco)
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