Multipost vs Crosspost - What's the difference?

multipost | crosspost |

Multipost is a see also of crosspost.


As verbs the difference between multipost and crosspost

is that multipost is (computing|ambitransitive) to post several copies of (a message) to different newsgroups while crosspost is (computing|transitive) to post (a message) to multiple newsgroups simultaneously.

As a noun crosspost is

(computing) an electronic message posted to multiple newsgroups simultaneously.

multipost

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • (computing, ambitransitive) To post several copies of (a message) to different newsgroups.
  • It makes more sense to crosspost than to multipost : that way, replies will all appear together in a single thread.

    See also

    * crosspost

    crosspost

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (computing) An electronic message posted to multiple newsgroups simultaneously.
  • (computing) An act of crossposting.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (computing) To post (a message) to multiple newsgroups simultaneously.
  • (computing) To make a crosspost.
  • See also

    * multipost