Double messages in comp.protocols.dns.bind

Barry Margolin barmar at
Mon Aug 24 21:09:23 UTC 2009

In article <mailman.369.1251129971.14796.bind-users at>,
 Sam Wilson <Sam.Wilson at> wrote:

> In article <mailman.366.1250954533.14796.bind-users at>,
>  Barry Margolin <barmar at> wrote:
> > It looks like there are two mail-to-news gateways running for 
> > bind-users, so every message to the list is being posted twice to the 
> > newsgroup.  ...
> But at least messages are now being posted to the newsgroup - the 
> gatewaying, at least as seen from here and from Google, went AWOL on 4 
> June 09.  Postings from 15 Aug onward have now appeared.

You're right, I hadn't even noticed that the newsgroup has been silent 
for several months.

> So thank you, ISC, even if the gatewaying is now a little 
> overenthusiastic.  :-)

It's gotten worse.  Today I'm seeing quadruple messages in the "I have a 
question concerning the spf" thread.  Two plain text messages, and two 
that are just a big block of base64 encoding.

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
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