[R] please please unsubscribe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.CA.us
Mon Dec 1 15:31:14 CET 2014

I disagree that this message belongs at the top... That is rare in bulk mail I receive, and seems unnecessarily intrusive. Addition of the word "Unsubscribe" to clarify the function of the link seems in line with current use.
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On December 1, 2014 6:15:47 AM PST, Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
>Thank you for all the thoughts about alleviating these problems,
>both to us and the "newbies" (or otherwise e-mail clueless
>>>>>> Ranjan Maitra <maitra.mbox.ignored at inbox.com>
>>>>>>     on Sun, 30 Nov 2014 20:37:22 -0600 writes:
>> Following on Rich and Peter, is it practical for the list to put it
>at the top then, before the R-message?
>    > Something like:
>> TO UNSUBSCRIBE from the list: see
>Indeed, that is possible for mailman lists as I see.
>It looks ugly to me but I have been brought up in the age where
>civilized letters started (in English) with 'Dear ..' and
>e-mails were electronic letters..  and that age has gone...
>Shall we do that in spite of esthetic reasons? 
>and keep the current footer?
>> And then continue on for each R message. Because top-posting has
>pretty much taken over, the best efforts of puritans notwithstanding,
>putting stuff at the bottom is unlikely to evoke much attention, and
>especially so in our 140-character-3-second attention-span world.
>> As an aside, if I were the OP, and wanted to unsubscribe, the volume
>of the e-mail messages on this topic alone would have been punishment
>enough for the original post:-)
>    > Best wishes,
>    > Ranjan
>R-help at r-project.org mailing list
>PLEASE do read the posting guide
>and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.

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