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Re: unsubscribe

On Monday 04 April 2005 12:05, SigmaX wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>On Monday 04 April 2005 06:28, Jon Dowland wrote:
>>>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>>If it would have worked, why do we have such a repetitive thread
>>>>of folks telling us the same thing now, for the couple of months
>>>>I've been here?
>>>Well, thunderbird's threading seems to be subject-based, and I can
>>>see (counts) 10 recent messages subject 'unsubscribe', non of
>>> which are to debian-user-request, which is what the instructions
>>> state. So, I'd err on the side of idiocy, rather than broken list
>>> software.
>>I only partially agree.  I think the point is that the prompts at
>> the bottom of the message are being clipped off by tbirds broken
>> use of the '\n-- ' marker, and those 'signature' type things are
>> never being seen by the clueless user of tbird, so he remains
>> clueless.  As to whether or not that behaviour can be turned off,
>> I don't use tbird, so I cannot advise.
>>So, if these users do not see my sig, which contains a quote
>>from Ed Howdershelt and advisories to the yahoo & AOL/TW attornies,
>>then he is also never going to see those howto messages. Thats my
>I use Thunderbird and I see both sigs and the unsubscribe
> instructions...

So you are the second to confirm that tbird doesn't have that problem.  
Which means we have to fall back to the clueless twit theory.  

Cheers, Gene
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
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Yahoo.com and AOL/TW attorneys please note, additions to the above
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Copyright 2005 by Maurice Eugene Heskett, all rights reserved.

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