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[Orgmode] Subscribing without receiving mail (was: Re: [PATCH] followup

From: Štěpán Němec
Subject: [Orgmode] Subscribing without receiving mail (was: Re: [PATCH] followup to "`org-rember-templates' docstring")
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 17:24:28 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.91 (gnu/linux)

Bernt Hansen <address@hidden> writes:

> Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hi Stepan
>> On Apr 16, 2010, at 12:23 AM, Štěpán Němec wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I'm sorry for my somewhat precocious previous mail (which I
>>> unfortunately still don't see posted, I use Gmane and am not
>>> subscribed
>>> -- any chance of making the list not moderated?).
>> No, we like it spam free here.  Please subscribe, if you don't want
>> to receive the mails, use some throw-away web-based email address.
> Hi Štěpán,
> I also read org-mode through gmane and that's how I saw your original
> posting about this problem.  You can subscribe to the mailing list but
> disable mail delivery and continue to read the list through gmane.
> That's what I do and it works great.

Thanks for this! Off-list Bernt also provided me with more detailed
instructions. When you want to subscribe without automatically receiving
any mail, first you have to subscribe as usual and then either log
into the Mailman online interface and uncheck the `Mail delivery'
option, or use the mailing interface, i.e. send an e-mail to
address@hidden with `help' in subject or body and follow
the instructions (I did the former, the latter option is implied by the
information e-mail sent to you upon subscribing).

So, I'm still not a fan of subscribed-only mailing lists, but this is a
viable compromise in this case. Thanks to all for help!


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