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Randy Pratt bsd-unix at
Sat Mar 22 19:31:20 PDT 2008

On Sat, 22 Mar 2008 20:07:57 -0400
Robert Huff <roberthuff at> wrote:

> Dmitry RCL Rekman writes:
> >  I actually did the mistake of subscribing to mailing list,
> >  because I did not know that I would be able to post (and receive
> >  answers) without being subscribed. That resulted in a few tens of
> >  messages not related to the subject I posted about on the very
> >  first day, including yours one.
> 	The downside of being subscribed is one will have to wade
> through many topics which are of no interest.
> 	The upside is sometimes seeing useful information on topics
> previously unknown.
> 	The third hand is "paying it forward" - the opportunity to
> contribute back to the community.
> 	Your choice.

Of course, there is yet another way.   Read the lists online:

Message on the list can be replied to by saving the "Raw E-Mail"
in the appropriate way for your email client.

I quit subscribing to the lists about 5 years ago and exclusively
read them online.



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