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There are an abundance of mailing lists (also known as discussion lists) on the Internet. The listings below are just a guide.
There are four main mailing list systems:-
If you are stuck, all you need to do, is send the message 'HELP' in the body of the message to the address e.g. email@example.com
BUT and it's a big 'but', don't send your request to subscribe straight to the actual list - otherwise you will be 'spamming' all the list members. Some of whom might not take kindly to receiving your request to be allowed to join !
For example if there was a list called GIS-A-JOB hosted by mailbase.ac.uk (which there ain't as far as I'm aware) and you wanted to join it, your options are
Yes the right answer (unless you like getting hatemail) is to send the message to MAILBASE@mailbase.ac.uk!
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