List subscribers cleanup – Yahoo Troubles

It’s happening! Yahoo doesn’t really exist anymore.

On Tue, Apr 6, 2021, 22:11 Simon Mayoye <> wrote:

> You killing yahoo 🙂
> On Thursday, March 18, 2021, 12:30:37 PM GMT+3, Odhiambo Washington via
> kictanet <> wrote:
> Hello Listers
> Of late, we have been experiencing technical challenges in particular with
> YAHOO addresses, which for some reason has to lead to YAHOO classifying
> messages from the mailing list as spam.
> To deal with this challenge, there is a need to clean up the list of all
> dormant YAHOO addresses and I only have THREE possible options:
> 1. To send a probe mail to all the subscribed Yahoo addresses and request
> that they *please respond to this probe mail within three (or five) days.*
> 2. To disable delivery to ALL subscribed YAHOO addresses and wait for
> those who are active to raise a flag that they are not receiving posts to
> the list, and then re-enable their subscriptions.
> 3. To unsubscribe ALL the subscribed YAHOO addresses and let those who are
> active in the list re-subscribe either by going to
> or by reaching
> out to the List Moderators.
> Given the number of addresses to deal with in this case (135), option 3
> above comes out as the most efficient way to handle the issue.
> This is important as it will facilitate the sorting out the technical
> challenges we are experiencing.
> Regards
> Odhiambo Washington
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