Changing email address on list.

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at
Wed Dec 19 00:35:53 EST 2001

have you tried the www interface?


On Tue, Dec 18, 2001 at 11:20:15AM +1100, Peter Foley wrote:
> Hello all,
> Does anyone know of a way to change the email address that I use/receive
> mail on the list?
> >From reading the headers of the digest it says to email
> linux-request at with "help" in the subject and/or the body of
> the message.  I did that and got the helpfull help message back telling me
> the commands that I can use.  Here is the one that I think will work.
>     subscribe [password] [digest-option] [address=<address>]
>         Subscribe to the mailing list.  Your password must be given to
>         unsubscribe or change your options.  When you subscribe to the
>         list, you'll be reminded of your password periodically.
>         'digest-option' may be either: 'nodigest' or 'digest' (no
>         quotes!)  If you wish to subscribe an address other than the
>         address you send this request from, you may specify
>         "address=<email address>" (no brackets around the email
>         address, no quotes!)
> If I use this command : subscribe [foobar password (what you thought I would
> send my password =p)] digest address=pjfoley at
> Will that overwrite the old address?  or will I still receive mail on the
> old address and have to unsubscribe it?
> I have gone to and then
> clicked on edit options but it does not provide a way to change the email
> addresses.  Do I have to just un-subscribe and then re-subscribe?
> Peter.

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