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    BIOMCH-L monthly mini-FAQ (last revised: 01 May 1998)

    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 .

    1. To post a message, send mail to Note:
    * No commercial advertising is allowed.
    * Do some homework (literature, Biomch-L archives) before asking.
    * Use a meaningful Subject: line, or use Re: .
    * Attachments should be text-only (no MSWord or graphics files).

    2. To subscribe, send 'SUBSCRIBE BIOMCH-L firstname lastname (affiliation)'
    Other common commands for
    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

    3. To browse or search the archives, use one of the following:
    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
    Pierre Baudin
    Michael Young

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