От: Jim Nasby
Тема: Re: Unsubscribe
Дата: ,
Msg-id: 22F3FC67-D21E-40A1-AC0F-994A9A97692D@decibel.org
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Ответ на: Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake")
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Unsubscribe  ("Luc Delgado", )
 Re: Unsubscribe  (Bruno Wolff III, )
  Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
   Re: Unsubscribe  (Bruno Wolff III, )
    Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
    Re: Unsubscribe  (Mark Lewis, )
   Re: Unsubscribe  (Michael Stone, )
  Re: Unsubscribe  (Nolan Cafferky, )
   Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
    Re: Unsubscribe  ("D'Arcy J.M. Cain", )
     Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
    Re: Unsubscribe  (Steve Atkins, )
     Re: Unsubscribe  (Geoffrey, )
   Re: Unsubscribe  (Jim Nasby, )
 Re: Unsubscribe  (Tobias Brox, )
  Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
   Re: Unsubscribe  (Csaba Nagy, )
    Re: Unsubscribe  (Csaba Nagy, )
     Re: Unsubscribe  (Jim Nasby, )
   Re: Unsubscribe  (Jim Nasby, )

On Oct 4, 2006, at 10:54 AM, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>> [Joshua]
>>> It is ridiculous that this community expects people to read email
>>> headers to figure out how to unsubscribe from our lists.
>>
>> I always check the headers when I want to unsubscribe from any
>> mailing
>> list, and I think most people on this list have above average
>> knowledge
>> of such technical details.  Of course, on a list with this many
>> recepients there will always be some exceptions ...
>
> I would consider myself above average knowledge of such technical
> details and I didn't know the list information was in the headers
> until
> recently (the last time all of this came up).
>
> Now, I of course did know that there were headers, and I can use
> them to
> diagnose problems but I was unaware of an RFC that explicitly
> stated how
> the headers were supposed to be sent for mailing lists.
>
> However, that is besides the point. It is still ridiculous to expect
> anyone to read the headers just to unsubscribe from a list.
>
> If we didn't want to add it for each list we could just add a link
> here:
>
> http://www.postgresql.org/community/lists/subscribe

An even better option would be to switch to a list manager that
actively traps these emails, such as mailman.
--
Jim Nasby                                            
EnterpriseDB      http://enterprisedb.com      512.569.9461 (cell)




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