By default in Mailman, you get a copy of every post you send to the list.
Some people like this since it lets them know when the post has gone through
and means they have a copy of their own words with the rest of a discussion,
but others don't want to bother downloading copies of their own posts.
7.4 How do I stop or start getting copies of my own posts? (myposts
This option has no effect if you are receiving digests.
You may also want to see Section 7.5, which discusses
acknowledgement emails for posts sent to the list.
To set this using the web interface:
- Log in to your member options page. (See Section 3.1
for more details on how to do this.)
- Look for the section marked ``Receive your own posts to the list?''
Set it to ``Yes'' to receive copies of your own posts, and ``No'' to avoid
To set this using the email interface:
- Send a mail to LISTNAME-request@DOMAIN with the command
set myposts on or set myposts off.
Commands can appear
in either the body or the subject of the message. (See
Section 3.2 for more information about sending mail
- Set it to ``on'' to receive copies of your own posts, and ``off''
to avoid receiving them.