|FROM ||Peter Lehrer
|SUBJECT ||Subject: [hangout] getting off hangout email list
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From: Peter Lehrer
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Subject: [hangout] getting off hangout email list
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Vagn Scott wrote:
> Ron Guerin wrote:
> > On Thu, 2002-01-03 at 02:05, Vagn Scott wrote:
> > > The common place for that information
> > > is in the footer.
> > I think it usually is in the headers. Mailman, ezmlm, and majordomo
> > do this. The problem is that putting it in the headers generally
> > doesn't work as a means of solving the problem. Most people are
> > mailreaders that hide these headers from the user.
> Exactly. Thank you.
> > I'm on about 70
> > mailing lists, on those, one of the most commonly posed questions is
> > "How do I unsubscribe?".
> > It's worth nothing though, that despite having put unsubscription
> > into the footer on the Fair Use list, people still post to the list
> > asking to how get off the list.
> Many (most?) users don't know what a header is.
> Telling them to look at the bottom of the messages
> is at least telling them something they can understand.
> >-at- (vagn( /
> New Yorker Linux Users Scene
> Fair Use -
> because it's either fair use or useless....
I see now. The unsubscribe is in the header. Unfortunately netscape
it, so you have to view the page source. I dig now man. However, I think
am going to hang out longer - no pun intended.
New Yorker Linux Users Scene
Fair Use -
because it's either fair use or useless....