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EMAIL ARCHIVES INSTRUCTIONS:

Please remember ALL archive searches and retrievals are sent to the list
command address (the one you used when you subbed; the one with "request"
(no quotes) in the address) with the word "archive"  (without the quotes)
in the subject line.  As always, there must be NOTHING but the command in
the body text.  Turn off your sig.  The archives are in DIGEST form.  YOU
DON'T NEED TO SUBSCRIBE TO DIGEST MODE TO RETRIEVE A DIGEST.

Using the OLIVER surname list as an example, let's say we've been on
vacation and now want to retrieve DIGESTS during the time we were gone.
(You would substitute OLIVER for the listname you are looking for):

Send a message to OLIVER-D-request@rootsweb.com
with "archive" (no quotes) in the subject
Put "ls volume97" in the body  (that is a lower case "ell" in the command):

ls volume97

You get back via email:

    From OLIVER-D-request@rootsweb.comSat Jun 21 11:50:36 1997
    Date: Sat, 21 Jun 1997 08:47:22 -0700
    From: OLIVER-D-request@rootsweb.com
    Reply to: Please.write.a.new.mail.instead.of.replying@FIRST.WORD.archive
    To: randegrpi
    Subject: archive retrieval: ls volume97

    ls -l volume97
    BEGIN---------------cut here------------------
    volume97:
    total 107
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        6509 May 27 09:40 1
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        4631 Jun  8 18:11 10
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        6091 Jun 11 07:31 11
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        2465 Jun 14 18:17 12
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        3336 Jun 16 03:52 13
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        5078 Jun 17 12:55 14
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        2200 Jun 18 09:53 15
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        1243 Jun 19 09:53 16
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        6697 May 28 11:49 2
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist       12819 May 29 08:19 3
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        4464 May 30 04:29 4
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        4422 May 31 06:07 5
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        7293 Jun  3 09:20 6
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist       12527 Jun  4 04:35 7
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        8894 Jun  5 04:08 8
    -rw-rw----   1 slist    slist        9516 Jun  7 16:46 9
    END-----------------cut here------------------

Looking at the dates of the digest, you determine that you
want #8 through #16 (June 5 through June 19).  The file
# is the last entry on each line.

Send another message to OLIVER-D-request@rootsweb.com
Put "archive" in the subject
Put "get volume97/8 volume97/9 volume97/1?" in the body

"?" is a UNIX wild-card meaning  "any character";
"1?" will expand to 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19.

If you only want one or two, simply enter:

get volume97/8
get volume97/9

separated by lines, no spaces.

REMEMBER TO SEND TO THE LISTNAME-D-REQUEST@ROOTSWEB.COM ADDRESS,  PUT
SIMPLY THE WORD ARCHIVES IN THE SUBJECT AND TURN OFF YOUR SIG.


Yvonne Oliver Bowers
Sonoma, CA.
sonic>


     http://www.sonic.net/yvonne/
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Listowner-Genealogy:
NORCAL-L, SOCAL-L, CORNISH-L,
BRANSON-L, GARRISON-L, LORANCE-L
MOFFITT-L, OLIVER-L, SANDERS-L

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