From: Geoffrey
Subject: Re: Unsubscribe
Date: ,
Msg-id: 4523E5C3.70800@3times25.net
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In response to: Re: Unsubscribe  (Steve Atkins)
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Unsubscribe  ("Luc Delgado", )
 Re: Unsubscribe  (Bruno Wolff III, )
  Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
   Re: Unsubscribe  (Bruno Wolff III, )
    Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
    Re: Unsubscribe  (Mark Lewis, )
   Re: Unsubscribe  (Michael Stone, )
  Re: Unsubscribe  (Nolan Cafferky, )
   Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
    Re: Unsubscribe  ("D'Arcy J.M. Cain", )
     Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
    Re: Unsubscribe  (Steve Atkins, )
     Re: Unsubscribe  (Geoffrey, )
   Re: Unsubscribe  (Jim Nasby, )
 Re: Unsubscribe  (Tobias Brox, )
  Re: Unsubscribe  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
   Re: Unsubscribe  (Csaba Nagy, )
    Re: Unsubscribe  (Csaba Nagy, )
     Re: Unsubscribe  (Jim Nasby, )
   Re: Unsubscribe  (Jim Nasby, )

Steve Atkins wrote:
>
> On Oct 4, 2006, at 9:00 AM, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>
>>
>>> I also don't care about that argument in this situation. People
>>> ignorantly posting an unsubscribe to the list get this kind of response
>>> because it's an annoyance to the list users,
>>
>> Over time especially now, we will see many more "users" versus
>> "developers". Most "users" will never know how (nor should they have to)
>> read email headers.
>
> They should know how to participate in mailing lists. That's
> unrelated to whether you're a developer or a user.
>
> The same webpage where you subscribe to a mailing list,
> you can also unsubscribe. This is not some weird technical
> voodoo, just that some people prefer to waste a thousand
> other peoples time than spend a minute or two of their own.
> Fortunately, they're a tiny minority.

I believe that if you could get an honest response, you'd find a lot of
these folks are just plain lazy.  They don't want to recall how to
unsubscribe and figure sending mail to the list will get the required
result.

--
Until later, Geoffrey

Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
  - Benjamin Franklin


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