[LMB] Re: Lois-Bujold digest, Vol 1 #5087 - 22 msgs
Nancy L. Barber
nlbarber at alum.emory.edu
Sun, 29 May 2005 16:23:47 -0400
>Just out of curiosity... Is it normal / is anyone else getting
>summaries that say 22 messages (like the one referenced here), but the
>index only has 16? Just wanted to make sure something wasn't freaking
>out (and waited until I'd seen it happen several times to say
IIRC, the explanation is that the listserv counts *lines* in the list of
messages for the digest, and not actual messages. Any message whose
subject wraps to the next line will get counted as 2 (or 3 if really long).
This works out for the digest listing you included in your message.
I'll try to verify this from my mail archives, and add it to the FAQ.