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Re: Document the unsubscription method, please?

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 12:41:20 -0500

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 12:29 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 1:16 PM, Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com> wrote:
>
>> I subscribed before the the mechabics of the dev list changed, nd now
>> can't figure out how to unsubscribe. the page at
>>
>> http://subversion.apache.org/mailing-lists.html
>>
>> tells me nothing, and email to dev-unsubscribe_at_subversion.apache.org just
>> seems to disappear.
>>
>> Please document an unsubscription method.
>>
>>
> I thought you unsubscribed by sending an email to that list. The messages
> all have a header in them of:
>
> List-Unsubscribe: <mailto:dev-unsubscribe_at_subversion.apache.org>
>
>
> Maybe we need to ask ASF Infrastructure team?
>

You also have to be sure of sending the unsubscribe mail from the one that
is subscribed to the list. IOW, if the From: header doesn't match a
subscribed address, the unsubscribe mail just vanishes, I believe. (And
yes, I've been bitten by that before, and it isn't pleasant.)

-Hyrum

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