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Re: unsubsribe



On Thu, 2003-10-30 at 14:41, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> Where did you read that? All these unsubscribe/nomail requests didn't
> interest me and went to trash folder here until this topic came up.
> 
> On redhat-list (which is separate from fedora-list), Matthew Galgoci
> posted:
> 
>     In an effort to clean up the list subscribership, I have turned
>     down the bounce hysteresis to a low triggering value and enabled
>     list delivery for everyone.
> 
>     I am removing addresses that bounce and the balance that I don't
>     see bouncing directly will be removed by the list software
>     automatically.
> 
>     For people that opted for the nomail option and are now suddenly
>     getting a deluge of mail, sincerly I appologize. Simply send me an
>     email asking to have the nomail option for your preferences
>     restored or if you want to be removed entirely, let me know and I
>     will remove you from the list.
> 
> So, what happened is that the list admin reset the customized settings
> for everyone back to defaults. The message does not say that people
> were subscribed to the list accidentally.
> 
> > They can't unsubscribe themselves.
> 
> They can. Either via web or the separate -request bot.
> 
> > Someone from Red
> > Hat has to. If you were on the redhat list you would see that Marc
> from
> > Red Hat is monitoring the lists and removing these people manually.
> 
> Which is an offer because he screwed up and reset the settings
> beforehand.
Okay, I stand corrected. I had sent a message to Mathew and he said that
he was dealing with the redhat-list and redhat-install-list. He said
that those were the only two. It just seemed coincidental that there
were a number here at the same time as on the red hat list. 
I will step back down now and go skulk in a corner with my head hung low
whimpering like an old sot. :-P




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