How do I change my subscription?

Larry J. Blunk ljb at merit.edu
Tue Aug 15 15:47:45 UTC 1995


   The nanog list is not under smartlist yet.  The reason that it
doesn't expand is because it's got a bogus address in it.


Trying 35.1.1.42...
[merit.edu]
550 techs-175... User unknown
Expand fails


> patrick and rob,
> we have been changing to smart list and it appears that its not living
> up to its name.  we will look into this problem, and hopefully will resolve
> the registrations problems that you list.
> 
> sorry for the inconvenience.
>             --elise
> 
> >Robert E. Seastrom writes:
> > 
> > 
> > You have my deepest sympathies.  I've been trying for over a year via messa
>ges 
> > to postmaster at merit.edu and others, to get rs at tiny.sprintlink.net taken off
> 
> > the nanog list (I left Sprint last July).  I get mail as rs at digex.net 
> > directly, and I get mail forwarded to me via Sprint, which means that I get
> 
> > two copies of everything that comes along.
> > 
> > Problem is, the folks at Merit consistently deny that rs at tiny.sprintlink.ne
>t 
> > is on the list, though if you telnet to merit.edu's smtp port and EXPN the 
> > list, you see rs at tiny.sprintlink.net there, plain as day.
> > 
> > Well, you used to be able to.  Now if you telnet to merit.edu port 25 and s
>ay 
> > "expn nanog", the expn will eventually time out.
> > 
> > This situation wouldn't be so bad if I could have an ongoing dialog with th
>e 
> > Merit folks until we got things straightened out, but the standard MO seems
> to 
> > be to ignore the mail for three weeks to a month before sending back a clai
>m 
> > that I'm not on the list and never have been.  Then when I respond to that 
> > message, it goes in the bit bucket.  I went through three iterations of thi
>s, 
> > and then gave up and wrote an incoming mail action to simply delete all 
> > duplicate messages in my nanog mailbox.  It's simpler.
> > 
> > Since all other mailing lists I used to subscribe to have propagated to 
> > rs at digex.net and NANOG mail is the only mail to me that routinely traverses
> 
> > Sprint, it crossed my mind to ask Sprint to point all mail for rs at tiny to 
> > nanog at merit.edu, but that seemed a little mean-spirited.  :)
> > 
> > 						---Rob
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > >  I've tried nanog-request at merit.edu, it's no a valid address, and 
> > > I've tried majordomo at merit.edu, ditto.  I need to change my 
> > > subscription to point to my new address.  
> > >  
> > > In case anyone's reading this that can do it, I subscribed to this list 
> > > as either: 
> > >  
> > >     patrick at amdahl.com 
> > >     patrick at oes.amdahl.com 
> > > or  pjh70 at eng.amdahl.com 
> > >  
> > > Starting Monday, my address will be: 
> > >  
> > >     patrick at verity.com 
> > >  
> > > Thanks, and we return you to regularly scheduled business;) 
> > >  
> > > Patrick 
> > 
> > 
> 



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