[Mailman-Developers] Your confirmation is required to leave the Mailman-Developers mailing list

Richard Damon postmaster at damon-family.org
Wed Jan 14 05:32:11 CET 2015

Why would it? There isn't anything special about the link that would 
tell mailman to do so.

Ideally, people would have signature separators that would cause the 
footer to be trimmed, but that isn't mailman's job. (like Mark's did for 

On 1/13/15 10:06 PM, Andrew Stuart wrote:
> Should Mailman be stripping these out as part of its processing?
> On 12 Jan 2015, at 2:26 pm, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> On 01/11/2015 06:27 PM, Andrew Stuart wrote:
>> errr…. is this someone saying they would prefer I wasn’t on this list? I’d rather hear directly from someone if you feel that way.
> Unlikely it's that. More likely, its because you've replied to posts
> without removing the msg_footer from the quoted material in your reply.
> See, e.g.,
> <https://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-developers/2015-January/024152.html>.
> Someone sees your post and thinks that's their unsubscribe link.
> Be glad you didn't do what I once unthinkingly did at
> <https://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/2010-December/070723.html>.
> Every time Google, Bing, etc crawl that page, I get an unsub confirmation.

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