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RE: Mail to cygwin generating subscription requests
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 05:54:47 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: Mail to cygwin generating subscription requests
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Thu, 26 Jun 2003, Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
> Same here.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: cygwin-owner at cygwin dot com On Behalf Of luke dot kendall at cisra dot canon dot com dot au
> > Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2003 9:59 PM
> > To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
> > Subject: Mail to cygwin generating subscription requests
> > I've sent a few emails to the list today. It seems like each time I
> > do, I get an email from either Yahoo! Groups or kde-transl-request
> > saying that someone has attempted to subscribe me to those lists.
> > I don't believe I want to, and I was wondering if there is some
> > mis-configuration of a mailing list gateway or something going on?
> > I'll include examples below.
> > luke
> > From: Yahoo!Groups <confirm-s2-[stuff-deleted]email@example.com>
> > Subject: Please confirm your request to join kde-nl
> > Date: 27 Jun 2003 02:41:03 -0000
> > To: luke dot kendall at cisra dot canon dot com dot au
> > Reply-To: confirm-s2-[snip]@yahoogroups.com
> > Hello luke dot kendall at cisra dot canon dot com dot au,
> > We have received your request to join the kde-nl
> > group hosted by Yahoo! Groups, a free, easy-to-use community service.
> > This request will expire in 21 days.
> > TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE GROUP:
> > 1) Go to the Yahoo! Groups site by clicking on this link:
> > http://groups.yahoo.com/[snip]
> > (If clicking doesn't work, "Cut" and "Paste" the line above into your
> > Web browser's address bar.)
> > -OR-
> > 2) REPLY to this email by clicking "Reply" and then "Send"
> > in your email program
> > If you did not request, or do not want, a membership in the
> > kde-nl group, please accept our apologies
> > and ignore this message.
> > Regards,
> > Yahoo! Groups Customer Care
> > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
> > [snip]
FWIW, I'm not getting these, but in theory, all it takes is one of those
administrative addresses being subscribed to <cygwin at cygwin dot com>...
Perhaps the subscriber list should be combed for those (don't know how
easy or hard it is to do this, though).
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