Switching Email

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Fri Mar 11 19:08:19 CST 2011

On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 1:16 PM, Justin M. Streiner
<streiner at cluebyfour.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Mar 2011, Robert Shimonski wrote:
>> I would like to opt out of this news list.
> A link that includes mailing list management functions, including the
> ability to unsubscribe yourself from the list, is append to the end of every
> email that's posted to the list.

No, it isn't. Contrary to mailing list best practices, NANOG
unsubscribe information is stubbornly stashed in the email headers
where users of certain mail programs have no prayer of getting to it
and users of most other mail programs don't know how to look for it.

Mr. Shimonski could solve his problem by googling "unsubscribe nanog"
but he probably has no other way of figuring out how to get off of the


William D. Herrin ................ herrin at dirtside.com  bill at herrin.us
3005 Crane Dr. ...................... Web: <http://bill.herrin.us/>
Falls Church, VA 22042-3004

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