[Talk] Re: auug.org.au mailing list memberships reminder
gjb at gbch.net
Thu Aug 1 11:36:23 EST 2002
Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
| > Please turn off this spam.
| This isn't spam, it's relevant information.
| > Nobody on these lists is so incompetent that they can't work out how
| > to unsubscribe for themselves.
| I frequently respond to messages of the form "unsubscribe" sent to
| mailing lists instead of majordomo, despite the fact that *every*
| message sent to that list contains unsubscribe instructions. You'll
| understand, therefore, that I disagree with your claim.
I see far more mailman messages each month from lists than I see
unsubscribe messages. So I'm not at all convinced.
| I also don't
| know what use it serves to send this emotion to the entire talk list.
It's a "talk" list -- this is one of its purposes.
| I'm sorry if you don't like our choice of mailing list software. It's
| open source, though, so if you feel like adding a knob "don't send me
| unsubscription reminders", I'm sure we'd find a way to incorporate it.
The point is that mailman has such a knob. I'm just asking you
to use it.
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