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Majordomo Mail Lists - Help File


This is Brent Chapman's "Majordomo" mailing list manager.

In the description below items contained in []'s are optional. When providing the item, do not include the []'s around it.

Commands should be sent in the body of an email message to "majordomo@hosting.domain".

Commands in the "Subject:" line NOT processed.

It understands the following commands:

  • subscribe {list} [{address}]
    Subscribe yourself [or {address} if specified] to the named {list}.

  • unsubscribe {list} [{address}]
    Unsubscribe yourself [or {address} if specified] from the named {list}.

  • get {list} {filename}
    Get a file related to {list}.

  • index {list}
    Return an index of files you can "get" for {list}.

  • which [{address}]
    Find out which lists you [or {address} if specified] are on.

  • who {list}
    Find out who is on the named {list}.

  • info {list}
    Retrieve the general introductory information for the named {list}.

  • lists
    Show the lists served by this Majordomo server.

  • help
    Retrieve this message.

  • end
    Stop processing commands (useful if your mailer adds a signature).

If you have any questions or problems, please contact "majordomo-Owner@hosting.domain".


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