How do I manage a Sympa email list via message?

How do I manage my list via email messages?

You can easily manage the subscribers via the list management site http://lists.mtu.edu. Sympa list service can also take commands sent in email messages. For a single command, put the command in the subject of the message and send the message to sympa@mtu.edu. For multiple commands, put them in the body of the message followed by the QUIT command and send the message to sympa@mtu.edu.

How do I add subscribers via email?

You can easily add and update subscribers at the list management site http://lists.mtu.edu. If you wish to send commands via email, sent a message to sympa@mtu.edu with commands in the body of the message.

Here are example add commands, you can submit many per message:

ADD pingpong-L jjoe@mtu.edu John Joe
ADD pingpong-L leslie@mtu.edu Leslie Smith
QUIT

Here is an example command where the person is added without a notice:

QUIET ADD pingpong-L leslie@mtu.edu Leslie Smith

How do I remove subscribers via email?

You can send signoff commands to sympa@mtu.edu. Put the commands in the body of the message. Here is an example.

DELETE pingpong-L jjoe@mtu.edu
DELETE pingpong-L leslie@mtu.edu
QUIT

How can I get a list of subscribers via email?

You can send a REVIEW command to sympa@mtu.edu. Put the command in the subject of the message. Here is an example command.

REVIEW pingpong-L

How can I see what lists I own?

You can send a WHICH command to sympa@mtu.edu. This command is just the single word WHICH. You put it in the message body or the subject. Via email, you will get names of all lists you own.

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