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PCP-discuss usage instructions

Here are some instructions on how to use PCP-discuss.

majordomo is a list manager program run by the Los Alamos National Laboratory. PCP-discuss is one of the lists it runs. To send a "real" message (one about Principia Cybernetica subjects) to all the members of the list, just send that message to:

pcp-discuss [at]
To send a "control" message to the list manager itself (for example, to unsubscribe (please don't!), get information, etc.) send an email to:
listmanager[ at ]
with an appropriate command in the body of the message. To get real detailed help, send the command "help". Here are some other commands:
    subscribe <list> [<address>]
        Subscribe yourself (or <address> if specified) to the named <list>.
    unsubscribe <list> [<address>]
        Unsubscribe yourself (or <address> if specified) from the named <list>.
        "unsubscribe *" will remove you (or <address>) from all lists.  This
        _may not_ work if you have subscribed using multiple addresses.

    get <list> <filename>
        Get a file related to <list>.

    index <list>
        Return an index of files you can "get" for <list>.

    which [<address>]
        Find out which lists you (or <address> if specified) are on.

    who <list>
        Find out who is on the named <list>.

    info <list>
        Retrieve the general introductory information for the named <list>.

    intro <list>
        Retrieve the introductory message sent to new users.  Non-subscribers
        may not be able to retrieve this.

        Show the lists served by this Majordomo server.

        Retrieve this message.

        Stop processing commands (useful if your mailer adds a signature).

Copyright© 2000 Principia Cybernetica - Referencing this page

C. Joslyn,

May 15, 2000 (modified)
Jul 22, 1993 (created)


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