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Re: Document the unsubscription method, please?

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 11:51:18 +0100 (BST)

I (Julian Foad) wrote:
> > What did you do that brought up an "account wizard"? Did you
> > misunderstand or mis-quote me there?  [...]
> Ah, maybe you're talking about clicking a link in the
> confirmation email; I haven't tested that phase of the
> procedure.

Doesn't seem to be that. I've just now tested the whole procedure.

I subscribed to 'announce@' by sending an email with subject=subscribe, receiving a confirmation request email, replying to it with the default subject line (Re: <whatever it said>) and an empty body (deleting all quoted text), and receiving a 'welcome' email. And then exactly the same procedure (modulo obvious substitutions) for unsubscribing. I was sending the emails from the same email address that I was subscribing.

I didn't find any suitable clickable link in the confirmation request emails, only a plain email address. (My BT/Yahoo webmail interface attempted to hyperlink the email address to its own mail composer, but it only linked a substring of the address.)

- Julian
Received on 2011-10-28 12:51:53 CEST

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