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Re: confirm subscribe to libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- From: Colin Walters <walters at verbum dot org>
- To: libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:09:52 -0500
- Subject: Re: confirm subscribe to libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none
- References: <email@example.com>
On Fri, Dec 8, 2017, at 04:09 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Hi! This is the ezmlm program. I'm managing the
> email@example.com mailing list.
> To confirm that you would like
> added to the libc-alpha mailing list, please send
> an empty reply to this address:
> Usually, this happens when you just hit the "reply" button.
> If this does not work, simply copy the address and paste it into
> the "To:" field of a new message.
> This confirmation serves two purposes. First, it verifies that I am able
> to get mail through to you. Second, it protects you in case someone
> forges a subscription request in your name.
> Some mail programs are broken and cannot handle long addresses. If you
> cannot reply to this request, instead send a message to
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> and put the
> entire address listed above into the "Subject:" line.
> --- Administrative commands for the libc-alpha list ---
> I can handle administrative requests automatically. Please
> DO NOT SEND THEM TO THE LIST ADDRESS! If you do, I will not
> see them and other subscribers will be annoyed. Instead, send
> your message to the correct command address:
> To subscribe to the list, send a message to:
> To remove your address from the list, send a message to:
> Send mail to the following for info and FAQ for this list:
> Similar addresses exist for the digest list:
> To get messages 123 through 145 (a maximum of 100 per request), mail:
> To get an index with subject and author for messages 123-456 , mail:
> They are always returned as sets of 100, max 2000 per request,
> so you'll actually get 100-499.
> To receive all messages with the same subject as message 12345,
> send an empty message to:
> The messages do not really need to be empty, but I will ignore
> their content. Only the ADDRESS you send to is important.
> You can start a subscription for an alternate address,
> for example "email@example.com", just add a hyphen and your
> address (with '=' instead of '@') after the command word:
> To stop subscription for this address, mail:
> In both cases, I'll send a confirmation message to that address. When
> you receive it, simply reply to it to complete your subscription.
> If despite following these instructions, you do not get the
> desired results, please contact my owner at
> firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be patient, my owner is a
> lot slower than I am ;-)
> --- Enclosed is a copy of the request I received.
> Return-Path: <email@example.com>
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