[Mailman-Developers] Protecting email addresses from spam
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 19:23:31 -0500
>>>>> "CVR" == Chuq Von Rospach <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
CVR> Much preferable to hoping they go and find themselves in the
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 I think the whole roster thing is obsolete technology, and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