Nic online consultants. (List of mailboxes)

"Robert Harper Finland", CSC Rob.Harper at CSC.FI
Tue Aug 13 05:13:00 EST 1991

Anyone who has logged into will realise that there 
is a huge amount of files available. The different archive 
areas are maintained by different people. So if you have a 
problem with any of the archives, or need advice, you can write 
to an appropriate mailbox and get an answer. The series of 
mailboxes that have set up are listed below.

********************** mailboxes *****************
        386ix           386 UNIX software
        amiga           CBM Amiga programs
        astro           Some (amateur) astronomy related material
        atari           Atari archive
        cae-sw          Some public CAE software/databases
        calculators     HP28*, HP48*, and similar ones
        gif-adm         GIF pictures archive maintainers
        gnu             GNU material
        ham             Radio-Amateur operations related software and data
        mac             Macintosh software
        mach            /pub/mach - Mach mikrokernel
        minix           comp.os.minix archives
        molbio          Molecular Biology archive
        msdos           MS-DOS/PC-DOS and alikes
        os2             OS/2 interests
        unix            General UNIX
        vms             Some VMS software
        xwin            X-Windows
        csc             Material from the Centre for Scientific Computing (CSC)
        sci             Serious Science  materials, databases, programs
        maints          All archive maintainers
        ftp-bugs        Bug reporting address

To contact the maintainer of the "molbio" archive you would 
write to molbio at, for all the "sci" archives then 
it would be sci at, and if you are not sure where to
send your message to then try maints at and this will
be directed to all of the maintainers on nic. I have yet to see
a message go unanswered when it has been sent to "maints". You 
can think of it as an online consultancy. 

Rob "at your service" Harper             

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