Scouts-L Mail Archive for November of 1998: Re: making a list
Re: making a list
Mon, 23 Nov 1998 08:15:02 +0000
Am Freitag Dezember 25 1998, um 07:42, morste lcombs's Modem an
All zum Thema making a list:
l> I have sort of a non-scout question..but hoping the get some help
l> from you anyway. Our parents group wants to start a list like the
l> list...but we don't know where to start. What kind of software do we
l> need? What kind of machines can we use? Do we need a giant server with
l> an account or can we use e-mail? We have a domain name but have not
l> signed up with an ISP yet. Any help would be appreciated.
Well, first of all you need a machine that is allway's online, so it can
receive E-Mail directly.
As Operating System I sugest a Unix. (Solaris, AIX, Linux, FreeBSD or
similar) then you could use the well known Mailinglist package called
I know that there are also solutions for Micro oft Windows, but you have to
buy them. Solutions for unix normaly are freeware.
Or you could ask you scouting association to host this list for you. I don't
know where you are from. I suppose USA. But I also don't know if the BSA has
a Listserver where they could offer that lost. I think ScoutNet USA hasen't
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