[S] duplicate postings

J. Philip Miller (phil@wubios.wustl.edu)
Thu, 6 Aug 1998 13:39:56 -0500 (CDT)

I want to appologize to all of the subscribers to s-news that you received
duplicates of postings which were made within the past week. I believe that
the problem has now been solved and we hope that it will not reoccur in the

As far as I can figure out, the mail system at a University got "mixed up"
last weekend and was not delivering the mail to the end users correctly.
When they attempted to fix that problem this morning, they introduced a new
problem which sent mail waiting in their system back to the list. This
appeared to happen to other mailing lists as well as s-news.

This type of problem is really hard to construct software to keep from

I want to thank the many folks who wrote me with information to help solve
the problem.


     J. Philip Miller, Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Box 8067
       Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 63110
	  phil@wubios.WUstl.edu - (314) 362-3617 [362-2693(FAX)]
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