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From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Chris <dmagick(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Date: 2006-05-10 22:21:06
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On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 01:10:51PM -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 01:15:11 -0400,
>   Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> > 
> > Maybe the real problem is at the other end of the process, ie we should
> > require some evidence of a greater-than-room-temp IQ to subscribe in the
> > first place?
> I suspect it is more lazyiness that smarts. That had to at least figure out
> how to respond to the confirm message in the first place in order to get
> subscribed.
> My theory is that they don't want to take the trouble to figure out how to
> unsubscribe when they (think that they) can just send a message to the list
> (not even the admin) asking to be unsubscribed and it will (well actually won't
> on these lists) happen.

The confirm email has a directly-clickable link, or you can just reply
to it. From that standpoint, it's substantially easier and simpler than
unsubscribing is...
Jim C. Nasby, Sr. Engineering Consultant      jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com
Pervasive Software    work: 512-231-6117
vcard:       cell: 512-569-9461

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