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Re: Subscribing and unsubscribing via Gmane

From: Thorsten Jolitz
Subject: Re: Subscribing and unsubscribing via Gmane
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:37:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.93 (gnu/linux) (Adam Sjøgren) writes:

> On Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:24:51 +0200, Thorsten wrote:
>> I subscribed to a dozen mostly Emacs related mailing-lists through
>> gmane, i.e. by simply sending a first mail from gnus to the mailing list
>> and responding to the gmane authorization message within a week. 
> Responding to the authorization email does not mean that you are
> subscribed to the mailinglist. It simply means that Gmane will send
> articles you post via nntp to the newsgroup, to the mailinglist, via
> email.
> Gmane doesn't care whether you are subscribed to a mailinglist or not
> (and Gmane doesn't (more specifically: can't) know).
>> Now I decided that I would like to use a more 'serious' email for all of
>> these groups and want to unsubscibe with my old email and subscribe with
>> my new one. 
> If you change your email-address, you will simply recieve a new
> authorization email the first time you post to each group. You don't
> need to do anything special with regards to Gmane.
>> And gnus should be aware of the change, i.e. use my new email
>> automatically for all posts I send to the mailing lists. 
> This sounds like something you could do using posting styles in Gnus:
>  *
> Perhaps combined with topic parameters:
>  *
>> Is there a simple way to do this from gnus like sending mails with 'Subject:
>> unsubscribe' from my old mail to all mailing-list
> You definitely should not do that.

Thanks, so its something I can deal with in my .gnus without touching
any subscribe/unsubscribe webinterface. 


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