git: b64d67b51b - main - Handbook: Internet resources: misleading content

From: Graham Perrin <>
Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2023 17:15:23 UTC
The branch main has been updated by grahamperrin:


commit b64d67b51b62e5459f00889d4fb02437a9a7c1de
Author:     Graham Perrin <>
AuthorDate: 2023-07-15 16:51:45 +0000
Commit:     Graham Perrin <>
CommitDate: 2023-07-15 16:51:45 +0000

    Handbook: Internet resources: misleading content
    For each list, there is more than one unsubscription option.
    A URL is not found at the bottom of every email received from the list.
    That approach ceased maybe two years ago.
    PR: 264754
 documentation/content/en/books/handbook/eresources/_index.adoc | 8 ++------
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/eresources/_index.adoc b/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/eresources/_index.adoc
index ffe60465ea..c8fd50622b 100644
--- a/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/eresources/_index.adoc
+++ b/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/eresources/_index.adoc
@@ -109,17 +109,13 @@ FreeBSD-provided archives:
 The FreeBSD public mailing lists can be consulted link:{mailing-lists-url}[here].
-=== How to Subscribe
+=== How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe
-To subscribe to a list, click the list name at {mailing-lists-url}.
-The page that is displayed should contain all of the necessary subscription instructions for that list.
+At {mailing-lists-url}, click the name of a list to reveal its options.
 To post, after subscribing, send mail to ``.
 The message will be redistributed to list members.
-To unsubscribe from a list, click on the URL found at the bottom of every email received from the list.
-It is also possible to send an email to `` to unsubscribe.
 It is important to keep discussion in the technical mailing lists on a technical track.
 To only receive important announcements, instead join the {freebsd-announce}, which is intended for infrequent traffic.