[CentOS] unsubscribe

Kevin Krieser k_krieser at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jan 29 00:23:44 UTC 2009


On Jan 28, 2009, at 10:46 AM, Anne Wilson wrote:

> On Wednesday 28 January 2009 16:20:47 Kevin Krieser wrote:
>> The information IS in the headers, but many email programs don't show
>> the full headers, extracting only the information that many people
>> want (subject, TO:, CC:, etc).  So if you aren't aware of it being
>> hidden in the headers, you may not notice it.
>>
>> I generally look at the footers, when present, to see how to
>> unsubscribe.  And many people don't even go that far.  CentOS  
>> probably
>> should add just a little more to their footers, such as a note that
>> the link provided is also to unsubscribe.
>
> It's easy to find when you know, but then we're not newbies, are we?
>
> Anne
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I've been on several different lists, on and off, so I am not a newbie  
here.  And even then, unless I remembered, I probably wouldn't think  
of looking at the normally hidden headers.

Now when there is a footer added that says to unsubscribe, send a  
message to a specified address, it can be frustrating. But I guess it  
works, a list manager will probably remove the poster.


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