B. Member options quick reference
- Show this detailed help.
set show [address=<ADDRESS>]
View your current option settings. If you're posting from an address other than your membership address, specify your membership address with address=<ADDRESS>`' (no brackets around the email address, and no quotes!).
set authenticate <PASSWORD> [address=<ADDRESS>]
To set any of your options, you must include this command first, along with your membership password. If you're posting from an address other than your membership address, specify your membership address with address=<ADDRESS>`' (no brackets around the email address, and no quotes!).
set ack on
set ack off
- When the `ack' option is turned on, you will receive an acknowledgement message whenever you post a message to the list.
set digest plain
set digest mime
set digest off
When the digest' option is turned off, you will receive postings immediately when they are posted. Use set digest plain' if instead you want to receive postings bundled into a plain text digest (i.e. RFC 1153 digest). Use set digest mime`' if instead you want to receive postings bundled together into a MIME digest.
set delivery on
set delivery off
Turn delivery on or off. This does not unsubscribe you, but instead tells Mailman not to deliver messages to you for now. This is useful if you're going on vacation. Be sure to use set delivery on`' when you return from vacation!
set myposts on
set myposts off
Use set myposts off`' to avoid receiving copies of messages you post to the list. This has no effect if you're receiving digests.
set hide on
set hide off
Use set hide on`' to conceal your email address when people request the membership list.
set duplicates on
set duplicates off
Use set duplicates off`' if you want Mailman not to send you messages if your address is explicitly mentioned in the To: or Cc: fields of the message. This can reduce the number of duplicate postings you will receive.
set reminders on
set reminders off
Use set reminders off`' if you want to disable the monthly password reminder for this mailing list.