cannewilson at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 29 09:06:14 UTC 2009
On Thursday 29 January 2009 01:43:42 Matt Shields wrote:
> > 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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> Who cares about the headers.... every single message from the list has a
> footer appended to it with the information about the list. Click on the
> link and it tells you how to unsubscribe. Not to mention that, but once a
> month I get an email from the mailing list telling me about my subscription
> and how to log in and make changes to my subscription.
Look again, though. The footer has links, but it doesn't say 'Unsubscribe or
change options'. I agree that the info is there on the welcome letter, but
how many people save it?
This is not just a centos problem - all lists seem to suffer from it. I think
just adding that phrase into the footer would help - though again it seems
human nature to skip over footers, particularly as we are used to seeing sigs
that have no interest to us.
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