[Mailman-Users] multiple lists ..

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Fri Jul 17 18:43:53 CEST 2009

* Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>:

> Not quite. The default footer for this list for example is only
> >------------------------------------------------------
> >Mailman-Users mailing list
> >Mailman-Users at python.org
> >http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/mailman-users

But that link LEADS to an unsubscription page...
> but other information such as an unsubscribe mailto: can easily be
> added.

Of course.
> Note that unless one turns off include_rfc2369_headers, there is a
> List-Unsubscribe: header in every message. This is intended to allow
> an MUA to provide an "unsubscribe" function/button, although many if
> not most MUAs do not provide such a function and do not show the header
> either.[1]

Yes, because that would be too easy

> [1] Ironically, hotmail's web client does provide a "You're subscribed
> to this mailing list. Unsubscribe" link when displaying a list
> message, but the feature is broken because the header looks like
> >List-Unsubscribe: <http://mail.python.org/mailman/options/mailman-users>,
> >	<mailto:mailman-users-request at python.org?subject=unsubscribe>
> Which is a perfectly valid, RFC 2369 compliant header, but Windows live
> mail interprets it as a single URL and tries to go to
> http://mail.python.org/mailman/options/mailman-users>,<mailto:mailman-users-request at python.org?subject=unsubscribe
> I have reported this to Microsoft, but I haven't had the patience to
> continue beating on it until someone actually understands the problem.


Ralf Hildebrandt
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