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2 definitions found
 for cross-post
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  cross-post
   vi.
  
      [Usenet; very common] To post a single article simultaneously to several
      newsgroups. Distinguished from posting the article repeatedly, once to each
      newsgroup, which causes people to see it multiple times (which is very bad
      form). Gratuitous cross-posting without a Followup-To line directing
      responses to a single followup group is frowned upon, as it tends to cause
      followup articles to go to inappropriate newsgroups when people respond
      to various parts of the original posting.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  cross-post
  
     [{Usenet] To post a single article simultaneously to several
     newsgroups.  Distinguished from posting the article
     repeatedly, once to each newsgroup, which causes people to see
     it multiple times (which is very bad form).  Gratuitous
     cross-posting without a Followup-To line directing responses
     to a single followup group is frowned upon, as it tends to
     cause followup articles to go to inappropriate newsgroups
     when people respond to only one part of the original posting.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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