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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated [experimental]: findutils-4.3.0-1

On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 03:21:11AM +0000, REV KEVIN OLSON wrote:
>unsubscribe please

Yeah, that's EXACTLY how it works, except you forgot that, for this to
work, you have to speak into your computer's large microphone.  You

"Computer, unsubscribe me from the cygwin-talk mailing list."

The computer says "Computing..." and then a lot of lights blink and
there is a lot of clattering as the computer relays work on your request
(as you know, a typical computer can do scores of operations per
second).  Eventually a bell will ring and the computer will spit out a
thin stream of paper indicating that it has carried out your commands.

That's the accepted way of unsubscribing from a mailing list.  Your
confusion is understandable since computers are really dumb when you
type things into them.  It's only when you speak into a microphone that
they really "come alive"...

...Of course, they don't really come alive because they are built out
of unfeeling wires, relays, and vacuum tubes.


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