please subscribe

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lflondon at mindspring.com
Mon Oct 22 10:44:05 EDT 2001


On 22 Oct 2001 03:14:47 -0700, Michael Dean
<mikedean.com at altavista.com> wrote:

>
>Please tell me what to do?
>
>On Sun, 21 October 2001, ana babic wrote:
>
>> 
>> please subscribe  - thank you!

You all are already subscribed. Here's the PC List usage FAQ 
to keep for future reference (at least until we migrate to new list
software):

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Welcome to the Permaculture discussion forum
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The FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the Permaculture discussion group

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How do I subscribe to Permaculture?

How do I unsubscribe from Permaculture?

How do I post to Permaculture?

Where can I find archives of Permaculture?

How to obtain a copy of the Permaculture Mailing List FAQ

Master help documents for users at the Lyris website



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NAME OF LIST AND EMAIL POSTING ADDRESS:

Name of list: permaculture
Posting address for list: permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu


HOW DO I SUBSCRIBE TO PERMACULTURE?

Self-subscribe throuth the Web by accessing the website at
http://franklin.oit.unc.edu/cgi-bin/lyris.pl?enter=permaculture.


Subscribing & unsubscribing to permaculture 
using email instead of the Web interface: 

In case you do not have Web access or for any reason need to use the
email
interface, here are some key commands;

In all cases, the default server address is:
lyris at franklin.oit.unc.edu

This is the email address to send commands to change the status of
your
account. Other addresses are shown where appropriate. Note that
commands
may be placed in either the subject line or in the body of the
message. 
For some actions you have several choices of commands and you may use
the 
one that suits your preferred mode.

SUBSCRIBING:
subscribe permaculture
subscribe permaculture your_name
join permaculture
join permaculture your_name
alternate address: join-permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu

UNSUBSCRIBING:
unsubscribe permaculture
leave permaculture
alternate address: leave-permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu

SETTING MEMBERSHIP TO DIGEST MODE:
set permaculture digest

SETTING MEMBERSHIP TO INDEX MODE:
set permaculture index

SETTING MEMBERSHIP TO DISCUSSION MODE:
set permaculture mail

TEMPORARILY SUSPENDING MAIL FROM THE LIST: set permaculture nomail

RESUMING MAIL FROM THE LIST:
set permaculture mail
set permaculture digest
set permaculture index

You may subscribe as an e-mail list, a digest of that list or just
gain
access to the usegroup which gives you access to posts from the web
but
doesn't deliver them to your mailbox. 

More on this:
-
Everyone can configure the way the list's output is presented to them.

Just follow these steps:

Go to:
http://franklin.oit.unc.edu/cgi-bin/lyris.pl?enter=permaculture
Enter the email ID you used to subscribe to the list with and your
password if you subscribed with one, then click on the 2 buttons to
enter the list proper.

Then click on the "Your Settings" button .....

Then open the Status options pull-down menu .....

and pick the receive mail option that suits you;
the DIGEST option allows you to receive one message
per day containing all the messages posted to the list for that day.

And more:
-
You can set your user configuration to send you combined daily posts
as a digest. See the FAQ for specific instructions or just go to the
web page for the list, login and make the changes there.
The FAQ is located here:
http://www.ibiblio.org/permaculture/documents/permaculture.faq
and you can login at:
http://franklin.oit.unc.edu/cgi-bin/lyris.pl?enter=permaculture
or browse/search/read the message archives without logging in at:
http://franklin.oit.unc.edu/cgi-bin/lyris.pl?visit=permaculture

HOW DO I UNSUBSCRIBE FROM PERMACULTURE?

At the end of every post to this list there is text at the bottom of
the
page with automated unsubscription info and procedure. Here is a
sample
from a typical post:

You are currently subscribed to permaculture as: <your email address>
To unsubscribe send a blank email to
leave-permaculture-<user number>@franklin.oit.unc.edu

OR Self-unsubscribe by accessing the website at
http://franklin.oit.unc.edu/cgi-bin/lyris.pl?enter=permaculture.

More on this:

There's an auto-reply URL at the bottom of each message from the list;
just click on this and it will send an unsub message to the list's
Lyris server to get it done for you automatically.

About this method from the FAQ:
http://www.ibiblio.org/permaculture/documents/permaculture.faq

"At the end of every post to this list there is text at the bottom of
the page with automated unsubscription info and procedure. Here is a
sample from a typical post:"

You are currently subscribed to 
permaculture as: <your email address>

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
leave-permaculture-<user number>@franklin.oit.unc.edu
or:
leave-permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu

OR Self-unsubscribe by accessing the website at
http://franklin.oit.unc.edu/cgi-bin/lyris.pl?enter=permaculture.

Other methods described in the FAQ:

Send email to:
lyris at franklin.oit.unc.edu

In the message text type:
unsubscribe permaculture
or
leave permaculture

or just send email to this address:
leave-permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu


DO I HAVE TO SUBSCRIBE TO READ THE POSTS?

You  can read the posts using the Web interface as well as the News
interface without being a subscriber to the list.

To read using the Web interface go to:

http://franklin.oit.unc.edu/cgi-bin/lyris.pl?enter=permaculture and 
click
on the button that says "Visit permaculture without joining"

To read using the News interface use the following methods:

Method 1 using your news reader:
-
Access via Usenet news can be had by adding this news server name to
your
list of news servers in your news reader, or make it your default
server:

franklin.oit.unc.edu

Connect with the franklin.oit.unc.edu news server and download the
list of
available newsgroups and subscribe to permaculture.
Subscribing to the permaculture newsgroup does not make you a
subscriber
to the list. You can post to the newsgroup only if you are a list 
subscriber;
otherwise you can read the newsgroup.

Method 2 using your Web browser [+ news reader]: -
go to this URL (i.e. type this URL into the dialog box in your web 
browser)
news://franklin.oit.unc.edu (news:// is part of a URL just like ftp://
and
http://) and download the list of available newsgroups and subscribe
to 
permaculture.

or go to this URL:
news://franklin.oit.unc.edu/permaculture for reading (and/or posting
if
you're a list subscriber)


HOW DO I POST TO PERMACULTURE?

Send your messages to:
permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu

You have to be a list subscriber to post to permaculture using either 
the
Email, Web or News interface. You can, however read all posts,
including
the archives, as a non-subscriber.

In order to post to Permaculture, you must be subscribed to the list
AND
send your message from the email account that you used to subscribe to
the
list. In other  words, if you have several e-mail accounts or aliases,
you
need
to send e-mail from the account you used to subscribed.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All posts to permaculture are permanently archived.  
This
allows folks to go back and search for specific information in a
thread.
It also means your name is archived with your post.  If this is a
problem
for you, it's best you not use this list.


WHERE CAN I FIND ARCHIVES OF POSTINGS TO PERMACULTURE?

On the world wide web at:
http://franklin.oit.unc.edu/cgi-bin/lyris.pl?enter=permaculture
Login and read 
or
Read as subscriber or non-subscribed visitor, without the need to log
in at:
http://franklin.oit.unc.edu/cgi-bin/lyris.pl?visit=permaculture



HOW TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE PERMACULTURE MAILING LIST FAQ.

The FAQ will be sent to you automatically to indicate 
that you have subscribed successfully 

OR you may read it (permaculture.faq) at:
http://www.ibiblio.org/ecolandtech/documents/permaculture.faq

OR have it sent to you by email by sending email to:
lyris at franklin.oit.unc.edu
with the message text or subject line containing:
get permaculture permaculture-list.faq



ACCESS TO THE HELP FILES FOR THE LIST AT THE LYRIS WEBSITE

The master help documents for users of this and any other Lyris lists
are 
located at http://www.lyris.com/help/index.html; questions not
answered by 
this FAQ are addressed here.








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