Gerfried Mangamaniac at gmx.at
Wed Dec 27 16:52:44 CST 2006

Is there maybe a function that she can retrieve a lost password and then
unsubscribe with it? 

Am Mittwoch, den 27.12.2006, 23:35 +0100 schrieb Nigel Henry:
> On Wednesday 27 December 2006 23:02, Stefan Leichter wrote:
> > Am Wednesday 27 December 2006 20:28 schrieb Linda Ortmann:
> > > I Have NO IDEA how I wound up on this mailing list,but I keep getting
> > > emails from users of whatever the hell "wine" is,and I keep blocking the
> > > addresses but the emails keep coming.
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > you can do it yourself.
> > Got to http://www.winehq.org/mailman/options/wine-users
> This ain't gonna work is it. If she isn't the one that has subscribed her to 
> the list  she doesn't have a password to unsubscribe herself. So she's stuck 
> in a catch-22 situation.
> You find yourself subscribed to a list that you personally havn't subscribed 
> to. To subscribe to this list you have to provide a password so that if you 
> want to change anything you can do so, including unsubscribing.
> You find that you are subscribed to the list, even though you never 
> subscribed. You have no password to unsubscribe to this list you didn't 
> subscribe to. If this is genuine, it appears that someone has subscribed this 
> lady to the list, and been able to bypass the confirmation email. Now she 
> finds herself in the situation that she is subscribed to a mailing list that 
> she, personally didn't subscribe to. She has no password for this 
> subscription that someone else has created, so has no way of unsubscribing.
> Just how do you get out of this situation?????
> I think this is an interesting scenario.
> Nigel.
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