"CVR" == Chuq Von Rospach email@example.com writes:
>> I'm not sure I'm ready to deprecate the roster until we can >> come up with a simple recipe for people to unsubscribe >> themselves unambiguously via the web. CVR> If you go to VERP (or more correctly, customized email), you CVR> can set up the footer of each message to include a URL to CVR> take them right ot the unsub page. Or then mimic lyris with a CVR> "you are subscribed as" in the footer.
In fact, when email personalization is enabled, there's a new substitution variable `user_optionsurl' which gets replaced with the url for the user's login page (which itself contains a big prominent Unsubscribe button).
CVR> Much preferable to hoping they go and find themselves in the CVR> roster. CVR> I think the whole roster thing is obsolete technology, and CVR> few users today are on lists that actually disttribute them, CVR> so few know they exist, much less think to use them. I'd love CVR> to see data from sites that DO promote them to see how CVR> they're actually being used.
Me too. Until then, I'm making the default for new mailing lists be private rosters.