BIOFORUM now operational at all three sites

David Kristofferson kristoff at
Sun Feb 23 14:47:32 EST 1992

The new BIOFORUM mailing list which is the unmoderated counterpart of
the bionet.general newsgroup is now operational at IRLEARN in addition
to Daresbury and GenBank.  Here are the procedures for subscribing to
the mailing list (only if you need to receive postings by e-mail
instead of USENET) depending upon your location/network:

1) if you are in the Americas or Pacific Rim countries, send a human
readable request to subscribe to BIOFORUM to the Internet address
biosci at

2) if you are in the U.K. or at a site on the JANET network, send a human
readable request to subscribe to BIOFORUM to the JANET address
biosci at

3) if you are located elsewhere in Europe, Africa or Central Asia,
send the following one line message to the BITNET/EARN address
LISTSERV at IRLEARN or to listserv at

SUBSCRIBE BI+FORUM your_personal_name

Please note that if you previously subscribed to the old
BIONEWS/bionet.general, your subscription was carried over to the new
moderated newsgroup BIONEWS/bionet.announce.  If you want to
participate in the new BIOFORUM newsgroup, you must request a

BIOFORUM/bionet.general      Discussions about biological topics for
                                which there is not yet a dedicated newsgroup
BIONEWS/bionet.announce**    General announcements of widespread
                                interest to biologists

** = moderated


				Dave Kristofferson
				GenBank Manager

				kristoff at

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