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Fwd: Is it possible to unsubscribe from the debian-users list?

Hi, i saw this on debian-user; forwarding to people that can do
something about it.


Bill Stoye wrote:
> I have been trying every other day to unsubscribe from the
> debian-users list for two weeks and have become fairly sure it can't
> be done or it's a test, to see if I qualify to use Debian Linux;
> apparently I don't, because I'm failing miserably!
> Please help me unsubscribe; I have sent many unsubscribe request,
> along with a couple of request to listmaster. I plan on resubscribing
> but using a different e-mail address. Following are only a few of the
> confirmation #s that I replied to.
> CONFIRM u05011705145397
> CONFIRM u04292056442412
> CONFIRM s042121171121518
> CONFIRM u042707305321894
> CONFIRM u04232014379449
> Thank you;
> Bill Stoye
> PS Also following is my response to the little mail robot;
> At 03:36 PM 5/4/02 +0000, you wrote:
> General info
> ------------
> Subcription/unsubscription/info requests should always be sent to
> the -request address of a mailinglist.
> Did that.
> If a mailinglist for example is called "thelist@lists.debian.org",
> then
> the -request address can be inferred from this to be:
> "thelist-request@lists.debian.org".
> Did that.
> To unsubscribe from a mailinglist, simply send a message with the word
> (you
> guessed it :-) "unsubscribe" in the Subject: field to the -request
> address of
> that list.
> Did that.
> In the event of an address change, it would probably be the wisest to
> first
> send an unsubscribe for the old address (this can be done from the new
> address), and then a new subscribe to the new address (the order is
> important).
> Trying to do that.
> Most (un)subscription requests are processed automatically without
> human
> intervention.
> It's not working
> Do not send multiple (un)subscription or info requests in one mail.
> Only one
> will be processed per mail.
> I'm not doing that.
> NOTE: The -request server usually does quite a good job in
> discriminating
> between (un)subscribe requests and messages intended for the
> maintainer.
> If you'd like to make sure a human reads your message, make it look
> like a reply (i.e. the first word in the Subject: field should be
> "Re:",
> without the quotes of course); the -request server does not react to
> replies.
> Did that.
> The listmaster
> --------------
> To reach a human being answering your mail you may contact the address
> listmaster@lists.debian.org. We will process your request as soon as
> we can.
> This is the fourth try.
> Mail sent to this address is pre-parsed and a little mail robot
> will answer you. The following commands are implemented. They need
> to occur in the subject line.
> help send this help
> lists send the list of known lists on this server
> The little mail robot is sleeping on the job! :)
> Bill

does debian have a contingency-plan for if lists break ?

To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-project-request@lists.debian.org
with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact listmaster@lists.debian.org

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