At 11:59 AM -0500 8/21/98, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>WRD> - It would be helpful if I had an understanding of regular expressions
>WRD> so I could stick some into examples. Can anybody point me at a
>There's the mini-tutorial in the list-owner-info document that comes with
Thanks, got that handy, haven't looked in a while.
>WRD> - In the 'aux.....' commands, what is the function of the
>WRD> "allmatching" option?
>I don't think it applies to the aux* functions, just ones that remove users
>from lists (i.e. auxunsubscribe and unsubscribe). It's intended use is
>alongside regexp matches. Normal behavior removes only the first matching
>entry; with allmatching, it removes every matching entry. Think:
>approve blah unsubscribe-regexp-allmatching .*\@aol\.com
Aha! That makes sense. I'll try it out and write it up a bit.
>WRD> - Where is the EDITOR environment variable set?
>It's an environment variable; you set it in your shell. EDITOR is the
>normal way in Unix to choose a default editor for all programs that need
Right, since nobody has commented on the format, I'm going to assume it's
fine and go with it. I'll work on some of the other files this week and
maybe put together a rough draft of a cookbook if I've got time.
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