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From:  Paul Cowley
Date:  Sun Dec 13, 1998  4:18 pm
Subject:  Administrivia - Mail Distribution Options (LONG)


Good morning Folks.

It appears that now is a good time to post some information regarding
the interactive operation of SW-L. Subscribers of a list powered by
LISTSERV Software are able to control the process the distributes
messages to their inbox.

Below is a list of useful commands. Please save for future reference.
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SW-L is "self serve" Below is a list of commands you can use to set
your distribution options.

For an indepth look at commands and LISTSERV point your browser at:

http://www.lsoft.com/manuals/user/user.html
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Posting Address for SW-L



Commands are sent to the listserv address;



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Useful Commands for the LISTSERV

DO NOT include your signature file when sending a command.

By default all subscribers' delivery options are set such that a poster
will see their own posts.

To subscribe to SW-L send the command;

SUB SW-L firstname lastname

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To change your options so that you receive the DIGEST form of the list
send the command;

SET SW-L DIGEST

*****
To change your options back to regular mail send the command;

SET SW-L NODIGEST

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To change your options so you do not receive any messages from the list
send the commend;

SET SW-L NOMAIL

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To resume mail, send the command;

SET SW-L MAIL

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To receive a message from LISTSERV acknowledging delivery of your
message, send the command;

SET SW-L ACK

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To see a copy of your own posting, send the command;

SET SW-L REPRO

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To get a list of many more commands that can be used to customize your
SW-L subscription, send the command;

INFO REFCARD

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To SIGNOFF the list, send the command;

SIGNOFF SW-L

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To set your mail headers so that using the reply key will return the
poster's address in the TO field of your new message, send the command;

SET SW-L IETF

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To get a listing of all, non-concealed e-mail addresses of people
subscribed to the list, send the command;

REVIEW SW-L

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To get a listing of all, non concealed e-mail addresses of people
subscribed to the list, sorted in alphabetical order, send the command;

REVIEW SW-L by NAME

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To find out what your delivery options are for the list, send the
command;

QUERY SW-L

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To see if the listserv is functioning properly, send the command;

THANKS

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Up thumb, Paul Cowley "The Interpreters' Network"

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688 Re: Administrivia - Mail Distribution Options (LO Andrea Shapiro Sun  12/13/1998

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