[Sayma] Administrivia: mailing list changes
joey at kitenet.net
Wed Apr 12 17:44:08 JEST 2000
This mailing list is now running on a different piece of software. You
will notice few changes, if any in your regulat use of the list. If you
have any problems, don't hesitate to contact me.
However, subscription and unsubscription procedures have changed. To
unsubscribe, go to http://kitenet.net/cgi-bin/mailman/roster/sayma and
find your email address. Click on it, and follow the directions.
To subscribe, see http://kitenet.net/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/sayma
Mailing list archives are also available, containing all mail that has
ever been sent to this list. They are available on the web at
It is of course also possible to subscribe and unsubscribe without using
the web, and the remainder of this mail will contain instructions for
Help for Sayma mailing list:
This is email command help for version 1.1 of the "Mailman" list
manager. The following describes commands you can send to get
information about and control your subscription to Mailman lists at
this site. A command can be in the subject line or in the body of the
Note that much of the following can also be accomplished via the World
Wide Web, at:
In particular, you can use the Web site to have your password sent to
your delivery address.
List specific commands (subscribe, who, etc) should be sent to the
*-request address for the particular list, e.g. for the 'mailman'
list, use 'mailman-request at ...'.
About the descriptions - words in "<>"s signify REQUIRED items and
words in "" denote OPTIONAL items. Do not include the "<>"s or
""s when you use the commands.
The following commands are valid:
subscribe [password] [digest-option] [address=<address>]
Subscribe to the mailing list. Your password must be given to
unsubscribe or change your options. When you subscribe to the
list, you'll be reminded of your password periodically.
'digest-option' may be either: 'nodigest' or 'digest' (no
quotes!) If you wish to subscribe an address other than the
address you send this request from, you may specify
"address=<email address>" (no brackets around the email
address, no quotes!)
unsubscribe <password> [address]
Unsubscribe from the mailing list. Your password must match
the one you gave when you subscribed. If you are trying to
unsubscribe from a different address than the one you subscribed
from, you may specify it in the 'address' field.
See everyone who is on this mailing list.
View the introductory information for this list.
See what mailing lists are run by this Mailman server.
set <option> <on|off> <password>
Turn on or off list options. Valid options are:
Turn this on to receive acknowlegement mail when you send
mail to the list.
Receive mail from the list bundled together instead of one
post at a time.
Get plain-text, not MIME-compliant, digests (only if
digest is set)
Stop delivering mail. Useful if you plan on taking a
Turn this on to NOT receive posts you send to the list.
Does not work if digest is set.
Conceals your address when people look at who is on this
Show the current values of your list options.
password <oldpassword> <newpassword>
Change your list password.
end or --
Stop processing commands (good to do if your mailer automatically
adds a signature file - it'll save you from a lot of cruft).
Commands should be sent to sayma-request at kitenet.net
Questions and concerns for the attention of a person should be sent to
sayma-admin at kitenet.net
Joey Hess, list hoster
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