[FFmpeg-cvslog] doc/mailing-list-faq: add Mail Delivery info

Lou Logan git at videolan.org
Wed Feb 20 22:53:18 EET 2019

ffmpeg | branch: master | Lou Logan <lou at lrcd.com> | Wed Feb 20 11:50:17 2019 -0900| [6bfda984b3d06e50890129a28061323c18f2d73f] | committer: Lou Logan

doc/mailing-list-faq: add Mail Delivery info

Can be used as a vacation mode to enable/disable mail delivery
without needing to unsubscribe.

Signed-off-by: Lou Logan <lou at lrcd.com>

> http://git.videolan.org/gitweb.cgi/ffmpeg.git/?a=commit;h=6bfda984b3d06e50890129a28061323c18f2d73f

 doc/mailing-list-faq.texi | 27 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 27 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/mailing-list-faq.texi b/doc/mailing-list-faq.texi
index 3ab89d6677..3f2be1071a 100644
--- a/doc/mailing-list-faq.texi
+++ b/doc/mailing-list-faq.texi
@@ -228,6 +228,33 @@ or headers.
 You can then filter the mailing list messages to their own folder.
+ at section How do I disable mail delivery without unsubscribing?
+Sometimes you may want to temporarily stop receiving all mailing list
+messages. This "vacation mode" is simple to do:
+ at enumerate
+ at item
+Go to the @url{https://lists.ffmpeg.org/mailman/listinfo/ffmpeg-user/, ffmpeg-user mailing list info page}
+ at item
+Enter your email address in the box at very bottom of the page and click the
+ at emph{Unsubscribe or edit options} box.
+ at item
+Enter your password and click the @emph{Log in} button.
+ at item
+Look for the @emph{Mail delivery} option. Here you can disable/enable mail
+delivery. If you check @emph{Set globally} it will apply your choice to all
+other FFmpeg mailing lists you are subscribed to.
+ at end enumerate
+Alternatively, from your subscribed address, send a message to @email{ffmpeg-user-request@@ffmpeg.org}
+with the subject @emph{set delivery off}. To re-enable mail delivery send a
+message to @email{ffmpeg-user-request@@ffmpeg.org} with the subject
+ at emph{set delivery on}.
 @chapter Rules and Etiquette
 @section What are the rules and the proper etiquette?

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