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On 2010-10-20 3:33 AM, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
Even better, let's use a mailman-like webinterface like everyone else
does :-).


Web interfaces are much less error-prone.

Just put up a page where someone can enter their email address, and
click 'subscribe' or 'unsubscribe'. Provide proper feedback (ie, 'A
confirmation email has been sent to In order to complete
the unsubscribe process you will need to click the confirmation link in
that email.' or 'Sorry, was not found in our list of

Then just pop a link at the bottom of every list with a link to the
appropriate page for that list.

Of course, I still prefer a more global type account management where a
user can easily manage all of their subscriptions to all available lists
on one page, but this is admittedly a little more complicated due to the
requirement of a username/password to be able to login, although such a
system could still use non-authenticated list specific pages to handle
specific sub/unsub requests with the same email confirmation process.


Best regards,


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