ARTNEWS LISTSERV: SUBSCRIBING AND UNSUBSCRIBING
You are cordially invited to join the ARTNEWS listserv.
ARTNEWS is intended as a forum for announcements and discussions of interest to the Atlanta arts community. Appropriate listings include gallery openings, notices regarding organizational and special events, and opportunities for arts activism. Additional postings might include any items considered of general interest to the arts community. The list is unmoderated so please use discretion when posting to help eliminate trivial and out of context material from polluting the list.
The following describes commands you can send to ge information about and control your subscription to the list. A command can be in the subject line or in the body of the message.
Note that much of the following can also be accomplished via the Web, at:http://www.pd.org/mailman/listinfo/artnews
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the descriptions – words surrounded by “” signify REQUIRED items and words in “[ ]” denote OPTIONAL items. Do not include the “” or “[ ]” when you use the commands.
The following commands are valid:
Confirm an action. The confirmation-string is required and should be supplied by a mailback confirmation notice.
Stop processing commands. Use this if your mail program automatically adds a signature file.
Print this help message.
Get information about this mailing list.
See a list of the public mailing lists on this GNU Mailman server.
password [oldpassword newpassword] [email address]
Retrieve or change your password. With no arguments, this returns your current password. With arguments
If you’re posting from an address other than your membership address, specify your membership address with `email address’ (no brackets around the email address, and no quotes!). Note that in this case the response is always sent to the subscribed address.
Set or view your membership options.
Use `set help’ (without the quotes) to get a more detailed list of the options you can change.
Use `set show’ (without the quotes) to view your current option settings.
subscribe [password] [digest|nodigest] [email address]
Subscribe to this mailing list. Your password must be given to unsubscribe or change your options, but if you omit the password, one will be generated for you. You may be periodically reminded of your password.
The next argument may be either: `nodigest’ or `digest’ (no quotes!).
If you wish to subscribe an address other than the address you sent this request from, you may specify `email address’ (no brackets around the email address, and no quotes!)
unsubscribe [password] [email address]
Unsubscribe from the mailing list. If given, your password must match your current password. If omitted, a confirmation email will be sent to the unsubscribing address. If you wish to unsubscribe an address other than the address you sent this request from, you may specify `email address’ (no brackets around the email address, and no quotes!)
who password [email address]
See everyone who is on this mailing list. The roster is limited to list members only, and you must supply your membership password to retrieve it. If you’re posting from an address other than your membership address, specify your membership address with `email address’ (no brackets around the email address, and no quotes!)
Commands should be sent to email@example.com
Questions and concerns for the attention of a person should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org