New subscribers

Clarke Brunt (
Sat, 11 Feb 1995 14:40:49 +0000

It seems to me that almost every new subscriber at some point
posts a message asking whether we have seen their posts. These
unfortunately usually result in a series of replies to the list,
which are a waste of time to most of us, and might not reach the
person asking, if for some reason they are having mail problems.
Please try to mail any responses direct to the person asking.

I suspect the reason we get these messages is that a new subscriber's
mail status is set to NOACK, so their own messages are not sent back
to them. Can this be clearly pointed out in the new subscriber info?
If you *do* want to see your own messages, then mail to putting: set CP mail ACK in the body of the

Clarke Brunt (