[OT] get rid of OT

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Thu Sep 29 21:23:11 UTC 2011


On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 05:01:35PM +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
> On 29 September 2011 16:59, rikona <rikona at sonic.net> wrote:
> > If it were a real mailing list, I'd already be subscribed. A forum?
> > Forget it... not worth the extra effort compared to a mailing list.
> > Why not set up a REAL email list instead? I'll be your first
> > subscriber. :-))
> >
> 
> You know you can subscribe/unsubscribe like it was a normal mailing list?
> 
> http://groups.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=46606
> 
> "To subscribe to a group via email, send an email to
> [Groupname]+subscribe at googlegroups.com. For example, if you wanted to
> join a group called google-friends, you'd send an email to
> google-friends+subscribe at googlegroups.com"
> 
> No need to use the web at all. Just drop a mail to
> ubuntu-list+subscribe at googlegroups.com or
> bikeshed+subscribe at googlegroups.com
> 
> Note: I've not tested this.

I have and it works like a charm. I read it with Mutt or Alpine. Been on
it for Sept 9, 2009. Not sure why the people who bitch about ads, etc
don't dig a little deeper.

-- 
Bob Holtzman
If you think you're getting free lunch, 
check the price of the beer.
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