[CentOS] unsubscribe

Anne Wilson 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.
> > _______________________________________________
> > CentOS mailing list
> > CentOS at centos.org
> > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos
> 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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