SUMMARY Automated registration

Date: Mon Jul 20 1992 - 09:59:10 CDT

I originally asked:

>I recall seeing some mail concerning an automated registration system that was >being set-up (ie. to register yourself with an interest group). Did this >happen?
>If so, how does one register?

The general concensus is that irrespective of whether the registration process is automated, the procedure is the same.

You send mail to an address of the format:


for example, sun-managers would be addressed as:

The request text should appear on both the subject line and the first line of the body. The syntax of a request is generally of the format:

        request userid@node_address
This syntax is generally understood by both human and automated systems, sending the command "help" will usually get you some additional instructions.

Additional lists are available from:

Thanks to:

Also thanks for the friendly pointers regarding etiquette, specifically message length. My apologies to anyone incovenienced.


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