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Re: [school-discuss] unsubscribe messages DO NOT WORK if sent here
Leon Brooks wrote:
Yes. The headings are meaningful to email handling programs. Any header
starting "X-" is explicitly defined by the standard as meaningless
within the standard, and therefore available for "private" functions.
OK. good to know.
The page of "rubbish" before the header you found has to come before it
because otherwise certain picky MTAs (email transport programs) such as
MS-Exchange will throw a hissy-fit if they're in the wrong order, even
though the MTA standards say not to throw a hissy fit; to accept the
headers in any order.
Good to have some explanation - I knew they must be useful to someone...
It is considered polite to include unsubscribe instructions in the
headers to avoid cluttering everyone's screen with them on every
. . .
MajorDomo's approach is reasonable, but I prefer MailMan, which uses
standard headers that standards-compliant MUAs will recognise and offer
as an "unsubscribe from this list" button.I currently use Mozilla's Thunderbird; do you recommend switching and
if I do so, can
I blend my current mail archives with their directory structure into