On Thu, 2009-05-14 at 16:33 -0400, Paul M Foster wrote:
> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 03:30:44PM -0400, Andrew Ballard wrote:
> > On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 3:29 PM, Ashley Sheridan
> > <a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk> wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2009-05-14 at 09:29 -0400, Mike Roberts wrote:
> > >> Is there a moderator or some responsible party who is in charge of this
> > >> list. Please delete my profile and stop sending messages. This is the
> > >> 6th such request.
> > >>
> > > As I and many others have said before, the unsubscribe email address is
> > > on EVERY header sent from the PHP list. Note, I mean headers and not
> > > footers!
> > >
> > >
> > > Ash
> > > www.ashleysheridan.co.uk
> > Perhaps, but how many people actually (think to) look at e-mail
> > message headers, other than the basic To, Subject, and Date that are
> > usually plainly visible in mail clients? And it's not even like mail
> > clients read the headers and add an Unsubscribe link/button to the UI
> > when reading a message. :-)
> In most email clients, you can turn on full header display.
> As a list admin on about six lists and a member of numerous lists, I
> find it endlessly aggravating that people can't manage to unsubscribe
> their own addresses to email lists. Our LUG has a "lists" page on its
> website which clearly step-by-step indicates what must be done to
> unsubscribe. Yet people never even look to see if there is such a page.
> And then I've had people tell me they followed those instructions
> exactly, and it didn't work. No, they didn't or it would have worked,
> since people manage to follow those instructions successfully all the
> My stance is, if you're going to subscribe to an email list, learn how
> to unsubscribe, how to see if you've been inadvertantly unsubscribed,
> learn email netiquette on lists, etc.
> It reminds me of people who call tech support saying their mouse doesn't
> work. Then you find out they've picked it up and pointed it at the
> screen to make the pointer move (true story).
> If you're going to own a car, learn how to drive it. If you're going to
> own a computer, learn how to operate it. If you're going to program,
> read a book about it first (yes, you P.J.).
> Paul M. Foster
So, erm, driving without learning and getting a license is wrong? :p
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