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From: Antti Jogi Poikola <antti.poikola@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 19:32:26 +0200
Message-ID: <CAPW_oUqPggdzf5r8mD_Y+6n=MaujfVZQKG--1+_99i1-Vou86w@mail.gmail.com>
To: site-comments@w3.org, list-help@listhub.w3.org

I have tried several times to unsubscribe from the
public-egov-ig@w3.org-list following the how-to from here:

Either I am too stupid to understand what to do or then the system doesn't
work as it is supposed to. I did receive the following confirmation request
and I did reply to that with the Subject string:        CONFIRM u1413022031

After that I got from the address:  list-help@listhub.w3.org  a message
that seemed more like a welcome message to the list and I keep receiving
postings from the public egov ig -list. The "welcome message" started like

******* About the W3C Mailing Lists *******

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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: <public-egov-ig-request@w3.org>
Date: 7 January 2012 12:46
Subject: CONFIRM u1413022031
To: antti.poikola@gmail.com

It has been requested that the following address:


should be deleted from the public-egov-ig mailing list.

It has NOT yet been unsubscribed from the list.
To unsubscribe you need to confirm the unsubscription
request by sending an email to the address:


with the Subject string:

        CONFIRM u1413022031

(A reply to this message should be sufficient)

Please do not modify the subject line when replying. If the confirm string
has been removed or changed the confirmation will fail!

When your confirmation message has been received, the address listed above
will be (un)subscribed.  If the address above is incorrect, please do not
send the confirmation message listed above. Instead, send a new
(un)subscribe request containing the Subject:

  subscribe correct-address@correct-domain


  unsubscribe correct-address@correct-domain

and wait for a new confirmation message.

A copy of the (un)subscription request appears below.  In the event that
you did not send a request to (un)subscribe, the headers of the message
may help you discover who sent the request.

>From antti.poikola@gmail.com Sat Jan 07 10:46:14 2012
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>Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2012 13:07:59 +0200
>From: Antti Poikola <antti.poikola@gmail.com>
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