Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at
Wed May 29 16:18:50 CDT 2019

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at> On Behalf Of Eric
> Christopherson via cctalk
> Sent: 29 May 2019 20:46
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> <cctalk at>
> Subject: Re: Post?
> On Wed, May 29, 2019 at 1:20 PM Lawrence Wilkinson via cctalk <
> cctalk at> wrote:
> >
> > On 29/05/19 7:07 PM, MEBA via cctalk wrote:
> > > Did my post for the HP printer get posted? I haven't seen it.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Mark
> >
> > Some mail systems will not send you an email that appears to be from
> > yourself (I think gmail is one of these) so it can appear that your
> > post has not appeared.
> >
> > You can also check the archive (e.g.
> > ) to
> > find an email - if it's in there then it was posted.
> >
> My Gmail account seems to like to silently delete/not deliver mails from this
> list and others I'm subscribed to. They don't end up in the spam folder,
> either. Over the past few months there have been several times I've noticed
> replies on this list that quoted messages that I never received the originals
> of; and likewise messages that show up on the archive that don't show up in
> email.
> As someone on another mailing list recently responded when I brought this
> up there said:
> "It's a habit of gmail to hold back mail it thinks might be suspect, and deliver it
> to a small number of recipients, then wait to see if they mark it spam, before
> delivering to more and more recipients. This can delay messages for several
> days."
> ^ I'm not sure if the above is what happens to me; I do sometimes see things
> arriving out of order, but I'm pretty confident there are certain messages
> that just never show up. But then again my folders are so full of unread (or
> partially unread) threads that I could just miss it once I forget about the topic
> and new replies aren't being posted to it anymore to bump it to the top.

That does not appear to happen to me. What I do see is discrepancies between cctech and cctalk.
I assume this is because the processes to make sure content is passed to the correct lists is manual.
I also believe that there is some manual moderation....

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>         Eric Christopherson


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