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    [The following is a verbatim transcript of a recent exchange between a LinuxWorld Magazine subscriber and the magazine's customer services department.]


    From: SYS-CON Customer Service
    Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 10:24 AM
    Cc: [email protected]
    Subject: Re: July Linux World issue

    Thanks you are welcome Nicole :-)

    At 01:19 PM 8/16/2004, you wrote:

    Thanks for your help!  I will watch for the July issue, and kiss Dr. Dobbs good-bye

    From: SYS-CON Customer Service
    Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 12:36 PM
    Cc: [email protected]
    Subject: Re: July Linux World issue
    Nicole we will get you another copy of the July issue today in the mail...

    At 12:16 PM 8/16/2004, you wrote:
    Two things...I have gotten my August issue but I never got the July issue.  Can you please send me one?
    Also, y'all signed me up for Dr. Dobbs magazine...
    I wonder why they would do that, it's a different publisher, we don't publish Dr. Dobbs

    I started subscribing to Linux World magazine at a time when you were running a promo offering a second magazine for free - and I didn't select another one because none of the others were of interest to me - they were mostly for programmers and developers, IIRC, and I am neither - in fact, I don't even work for a Linux organization, we're a Microsoft house. I'm simply a Linux user at home. We don't even have anyone here I can pass Dr. Dobbs on to. 
    We will see if we can find a contact info for you to stop receiving Dr. Dobbs

    Could you please stop subscribing me to that?  I promise not to complain I was ripped off.  ;)  No need to destroy more trees for me!
    Here is who they are: http://www.ddj.com/sub/

    You are very welcome

    My mailing address is:
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    I wonder if this is related to CMP Media announcing on Wednesday that Michael Goodman is the new publisher of DDJ and the departure of Tim Trickett to "pursue new opportunities" after seventeen years with the company?

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