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Subject: Re: List information
From: Christopher Adams <chris @ sparkie . osl . state . or . us>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 1996 08:43:16 -0700
To: "Brandie Tarvin" <BRANDIE @ CCS . UNOMAHA . EDU>

I think that the first part of this question was addressed accurately, but
in the second case the "welcome" message is not necessarily the description
of the lists. I think that what Brandie is referring to is the message that
by default is added to your message. I believe that this
is programmed into majordomo and I asked about this before. The problem that
I saw is that the default message says something like "if you would like to
unsubscribe from this list, send the command unsubscribe Christopher Adams",
which is not correct. I don't know how to get in and change this. Do I have
to change it in the majordomo.cfg file and then recompile?

Christopher Adams 

At 07:52 AM 6/25/96 -0500, Brandie Tarvin wrote:
>    Hello, sorry to bother everyone, but I'm rather new to Majordomo 
>and need some help.
>    I run a mailing list that is set up from someone else's server 
>and everytime I have a question, they refer me to a web site which 
>has tons of documents <and they never tell me the document name 
>to look for>. Basically, I find I have to sift through 5 to 
>6 documents everytime I have just one question. This time, I've been 
>sifting for 3 days and haven't found the answer to the following 
>    How do you set up the "info" portion of your list that gets sent 
>to all new subscribers? I currently have none set up on my list and 
>can't figure out how to add it to the config file <if I should be 
>doing that> or how to have it included in the "Welcome to this list" 
>    I appreciate any assistance on this matter, even if you could 
>tell me a site name *with* a document name to refer to on this, it 
>would be helpful. Thanks.
>Brandie T.
>66 Prydonian Ave           (Time/Space Coordinates Optional)
>c/o Dr. J. Smith        // "I wanted to tell the truth, but my nose
>Panoptican, Gallifrey   //  wouldn't let me!" Pinocchio:The Disclaimer 
>How do you write? You sit down and do it. How do you live? Don't die.

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