silently ignore duplicate inews via mailpost

Julien ÉLIE julien at
Sat Nov 21 23:26:54 UTC 2020

Hi Harald,

> its pretty common in a mailpost scenario to reply to the news article,
> putting both newsgroup and news EMail address on CC. Result is an error
> EMail to me saying
> inews failed: inews: cannot send article to server: 441 435 Duplicate inews: article not posted
> Ignoring the unwanted copy is surely OK, but what is this message good
> for? Would it be possible for inews to suppress this message?

Do you know how inews is invoked?  and from whom is the error e-mail, as 
well as its subject? (news administrator?  error log?)

This error message is currently generated by inews when receiving a 
response code different than "Post OK".  inews then logs this message as 
an error and dies.
There's probably something to improve here.

Julien ÉLIE

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