How to unsubscribe (ie don't delete the FAQ!)

Michael Moser moser at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Fri Mar 22 13:56:02 EST 1996


On 22 Mar 1996, Anton Scott Goustin wrote:

> Please unsubscribe me.
>
> On 20 Mar 1996, Anton Scott Goustin wrote:
>
> > unsubscribe
> >


It seems that many of the postings lately have been of the above nature.
Therefore I append a portion of the BioSci info file located at:

ftp://net.bio.net/pub/BIOSCI/doc/biosci-us.infosheet

Read this and you can unsubscribe yourself instead of bothering everybody
else on the list!

Info from file follows:
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!!! the biosci-server at net.bio.net address and not to the newsgroup posting
!!! addresses where they will bother all of the readers!

Your e-mail address is obtained automatically from the header of your
mail message and should NOT be included on the subscribe/unsubscribe
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the one you are currently using.  Such requests must be handled
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how many people list their e-mail addresses incorrectly which then
results in nondelivery of mail, so please let our server obtain this
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Here is a sample subscription message.  The address public at state-u.edu
would be automatically added to the BIONEWS and GRASSES-SCIENCE
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(see address table further below).

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    To: biosci-server at net.bio.net
    From: J.Q. Public <public at state-u.edu>
    Subject:

    subscribe bionews
    subscribe grasses
    end
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Happy Unsubscribing!

Mike Moser                                             Tel: 206-543-5354
UW Department of Biochemistry                          FAX: 206-685-1792
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