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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.
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:
Posting Address for SW-L
Commands are sent to the listserv address;
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
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
To change your options so you do not receive any messages from the list
send the commend;
SET SW-L NOMAIL
To resume mail, send the command;
SET SW-L MAIL
To receive a message from LISTSERV acknowledging delivery of your
message, send the command;
SET SW-L ACK
To see a copy of your own posting, send the command;
SET SW-L REPRO
To get a list of many more commands that can be used to customize your
SW-L subscription, send the command;
To SIGNOFF the list, send the command;
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
To get a listing of all, non-concealed e-mail addresses of people
subscribed to the list, send the command;
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
To find out what your delivery options are for the list, send the
To see if the listserv is functioning properly, send the command;
Up thumb, Paul Cowley "The Interpreters' Network"
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