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Re: Document the unsubscription method, please?

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 20:00:32 +0200

Hyrum K Wright wrote on Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 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.)

The messages already have a Return-Path that embeds the subscribed
address.
Received on 2011-10-27 20:01:30 CEST

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