[License-review] Small Suggestion

Thorsten Glaser tg at mirbsd.de
Tue Jan 3 18:40:50 UTC 2012

Kenneth Ballenegger dixit:

>Another suggestion: having an unsubscribe link.

There is one. For example, pine displays this at the end of
each message:

    [ Note: This message contains email list management information ]

This is clickable and yields the following screen:

                                               Mail List Commands

Message 230 has information associated with it that explains how to participate in an email list. An email
list is represented by a single email address that users sharing a common interest can send messages to
(known as posting) which are then redistributed to all members of the list (sometimes after review by a

List participation commands in this message include:

 *  A method to get information about the list and instructions on how to join.

    Select HERE to seek help.

 *  Methods to remove yourself from the list (Unsubscribe).

     1. Select HERE to UNsubscribe.

     2. Select HERE to UNsubscribe.

 *  Methods to add yourself to the list (Subscribe).

     1. Select HERE to Subscribe.

     2. Select HERE to Subscribe.

 *  A method to send a message to the entire list (Post).

    Select HERE to post a message.

 *  A method to view archive of messages sent to the list.

    Select HERE to view the archive.

Wherein “HERE” are, again, links. This goes directly back to
parsing the following headers:

List-Id: <license-review.opensource.org>
List-Unsubscribe: <http://projects.opensource.org/cgi-bin/mailman/options/license-review>,
    <mailto:license-review-request at opensource.org?subject=unsubscribe>
List-Archive: <http://projects.opensource.org/pipermail/license-review>
List-Post: <mailto:license-review at opensource.org>
List-Help: <mailto:license-review-request at opensource.org?subject=help>
List-Subscribe: <http://projects.opensource.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/license-review>,
    <mailto:license-review-request at opensource.org?subject=subscribe>

So there is _all_ information you’ll ever need about this list.

> emacs als auch vi zum Kotzen finde (joe rules) und pine für den einzig
> bedienbaren textmode-mailclient halte (und ich hab sie alle ausprobiert). ;)
Hallooooo, ich bin der Holger ("Hallo Holger!"), und ich bin ebenfalls
... pine-User, und das auch noch gewohnheitsmäßig ("Oooooooohhh").  [aus dasr]

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