The APLA-list has been moved to LISTSERV software. When you first
subscribed to the list you received a welcome message with information
about how to post, unsubscribe, etc. using mailserv softward. PLEASE
DELETE IT and replace it with the following message.
Note especially that the APLA-list address is now [log in to unmask]
Also, you can now suppress messages while you are on vacation, get the
list in digest form, and conceal the fact that you are on the list - read
From now on you have to be a member of the list in order to post to it.
This should cut down on SPAM.
To send a message to all the people currently subscribed to the list, just
send mail to [log in to unmask]
You may leave the list at any time by sending an "UNSUB APLA-LIST"
command to [log in to unmask]
To stay on the list, but suppress your messages (for instance when you are
on vacation) send command "set apla-list nomail" to [log in to unmask]
When you want to receive messages again send command "set apla-list mail"
to [log in to unmask]
Contributions sent to this list are automatically archived. You can get a
list of the available archive files by sending an "INDEX APLA-LIST"
command to [log in to unmask] You can then retrieve these files with a
"GET APLA-LIST LOGxxxx" command.
This list is available in digest form. If you wish to receive the
digested version of the postings, just issue a SET APLA-LIST DIGEST
Please note that it is currently possible for other people to determine
that you are signed up to the list, via the "REVIEW" command (returns the
e-mail address and name of all non-concealed subscribers). If you do not
want to be visible, just send a "SET APLA-LIST CONCEAL" command to
[log in to unmask]
For the short list of the most commonly used commands send command "HELP"
to [log in to unmask]
For the full manual of commands, go to
If you got this far and you have any questions (or just want to say Hi),
please contact me.
Suzanne Sexty E-mail: [log in to unmask]
Information Services Voice: (709) 737-7427
Queen Elizabeth II Library Fax: (709) 737-2153
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland A1B 3Y1
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