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Ton Van Den Bogert
09-30-1998, 01:58 PM
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BIOMCH-L monthly mini-FAQ (last revised: Sep-16-1998)
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This message is distributed through Biomch-L every month as a reminder
of essential information. Please store this for future reference.

Biomch-L is an electronic discussion forum. It allows those with a
common interest in biomechanics and related fields to communicate by
electronic mail (E-mail). Subscription is free. Web access is at
http://www.bme.ccf.org/isb/biomch-l .

1. To post a message, send mail to Biomch-L@nic.surfnet.nl. Note:
* No commercial advertising is allowed.
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* Use a meaningful Subject: line, or use Re: .
* Postings should be text-only (no MSWord or graphics files).
Please read http://www.bme.ccf.org/isb/biomch-l/files/biomch-l.guide

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to LISTSERV@nic.surfnet.nl.
Other common commands for LISTSERV@nic.surfnet.nl:
UNSUBSCRIBE BIOMCH-L (to leave the list, but see also item 5!)
SET BIOMCH-L DIGEST (to get a daily digest instead of separate postings)
SET BIOMCH-L MIME (to get your digest in MIME format)
SET BIOMCH-L NODIGEST (back to normal)
SET BIOMCH-L INDEX (to receive daily table of contents only)
SET BIOMCH-L NOINDEX (back to normal)
SET BIOMCH-L NOMAIL (to stop receiving postings)
SET BIOMCH-L MAIL (back to normal, after NOMAIL)
GET BIOMCH-L GUIDE (to get the Biomch-L user guide)
INDEX BIOMCH-L (to see what's on the file server)
INFO (for more help on using LISTSERV commands)
Complete LISTSERV documentation is at http://www.lsoft.com/manuals

3. To browse or search the archives, use one of the following:
http://www.bme.ccf.org/isb/biomch-l/search.html
http://listserv.surfnet.nl/archives/biomch-l.html
mailto:listserv@nic.surfnet.nl
GET BIOMCH-L LOGmmyy (to receive an entire month)
INFO DATABASE (for help with keyword search)

4. If, for no apparent reason, you stop receiving Biomch-L mail, simply try
to subscribe again. Contact a list moderator if the problem persists.

5. Your institution may change your E-mail header, resulting in not being
recognized as a subscriber. This will cause problems with posting and
with SET, UNSUBSCRIBE, etc. Ask a moderator to fix this for you.

Biomch-L is supported by the International Society of Biomechanics and
the SURF foundation of The Netherlands. Biomch-L is moderated by:

Ton van den Bogert
Krystyna Gielo-Perczak
Christoph Reinschmidt
Michael Young

To contact a list moderator, use the address: biomch-l-request@nic.surfnet.nl
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