Greg Chicares <chicares@...> writes:
> Anders Lind=E9n wrote:
>> Why are messages from a forum forwarded to this mailing list?
> Actually, they aren't: <mingw-users@...>
> doesn't appear in the To: header. They're sent to list members
> who monitor the forum.
If you take a look at the message headers, you will see that it looks
very similar to other mingw-users messages. It seems that those
messages comes from the mailing list.
>> Am I not entitled to decide which forums I want to participate in?
> See the notice at the end of the email:
>> > You are receiving this email because you elected to monitor this forum.
>> > To stop monitoring this forum, login to SourceForge.net and visit:
>> > https://sourceforge.net/forum/unmonitor.php?forum_id=3D286529
IIRC I didn't chose to monitor that forum.
When I enter that web page, it requires a user name and a password. I
don't remember my SourceForge user name. Possibly I have several, as
I'm not a SF user but some services (bug reporting) requires to login.
> Are these separate forums helpful?
> They filter out a few messages on topics I'm not interested in.
> But I find webboards inconvenient to use, so I don't reply even
> if I know the answer to a question. Mail is so much easier.