[ic] Timed news_feature doesn't work

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Thu May 27 17:27:56 EDT 2004

Quoting Paul Jordan (paul at gishnetwork.com):
> birchbranch at comcast.net wrote:
> >> Sorry to chime in but who the heck are you people and why am I
> >> suddenly getting e-mails about whatever it is that you guys are
> >> speaking about? Are you computer programmers?
> >
> > Well, as you probably should have noticed on the bottom of EACH
> > message, you are subscribed to the interchange-users mailing-list.
> >
> > Check the confirmation-messages you got when your e-mail address was
> > subscribed to this list.
> >
> > Ren?
> >
> > ps. Don't top-post. Reply below the message you are replying. That is
> > part of the netiquette!
> Well, not being (a/any) list subscriber, he may not be familair with list
> netiquette.
> Mr. Smith, maybe someone tried to subscribe, and entered a wrong email address
> (maybe it was similar to yours), or maybe you have people that are playing a
> prank on you, and assigning your address to lists without your knowledge, Or
> someone has your address in a MAIL GROUP without your, or even their knowledge.
> Either way, it is not the lists maintainers fault, and to remedy this, you will
> probably have to follow the directions here:
> http://www.icdevgroup.org/mailman/listinfo/interchange-users
> I know I recently subscribed to the CVS list, and it had a double opt-in.
> Whether or not the main list does (I don't think it did a couple years ago), I
> don't know, but that would mean someone besides you would have needed access to
> your account.

The list has run on mailman for over 4 years, and before that it ran
on majordomo. That means it has always been confirmed opt-in (which
is what I think you mean by "double opt-in").

Mike Heins
Perusion -- Expert Interchange Consulting    http://www.perusion.com/
phone +1.765.647.1295  tollfree 800-949-1889 <mike at perusion.com>

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