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Internet class (Roadmap to the Internet)
Since there seem to be people out there who don't fully understand how list
servers work (and even I don't claim to be an expert), I wanted to post infor-
mation about a self-paced class I found on the Internet, on the Internet!
ROADMAP on LISTSERV@UA1VM.UA.EDU
The Roadmap workshop is back with a FOURTH session! Since the first
three Roadmap workshop sessions were so popular -- over 62,000 people
from 77 different countries participated -- I've decided to repeat
the workshop one more time for those of you who missed it last fall.
Roadmap is a FREE Internet training workshop open to anyone who
wishes to subscribe. The entire Roadmap workshop will take place
on the ROADMAP list (ROADMAP is a distribution list, not a discussion
The Roadmap workshop sessions will cover: E-mail; Listservs,
Majordomo, Listproc and other distribution systems; Usenet; FTP;
Archie; Gopher; Veronica; Address Searches; WWW; and many
other topics. As a number of ROADMAP subscribers only have e-mail
access, the Roadmap workshop will also teach how to access many
Internet tools (FTP, Archie, Gopher, etc.) using E-mail.
The fourth Roadmap for the Information Superhighway workshop will
begin on February 9, 1995 and will end on March 17, 1995 (St. Patrick's
Day) :) Workshop participants will be e-mailed one lesson each week-day
during this period.
To subscribe to Roadmap, please send an e-mail letter to
SUBSCRIBE ROADMAP Yourfirstname Yourlastname
in the body of your letter, replacing Yourfirstname and Yourlastname
with your first and last names (*note: simply replying to this letter
will *NOT* subscribe you to the ROADMAP list -- you must send a new
letter to LISTSERV@UA1VM.UA.EDU to subscribe*)
For example, if you were multi-billionare software magnate Bill Gates,
you would put
SUBSCRIBE ROADMAP Bill Gates
in the body of your letter to LISTSERV@UA1VM.UA.EDU
Owner: Patrick Douglas Crispen <PCRISPE1@UA1VM.UA.EDU>
DISCLAIMER: NEW-LIST announcements are edited from information
provided by the original submitter. We do NOT verify the technical
accuracy nor any claims made in the announcements nor do we
necessarily agree with them. We do not warranty or guarantee any
services which might be announced - use at your own risk. For more
information send e-mail to LISTSERV@VM1.NoDak.EDU with the command
GET NEW-LIST README in the body. mgh
The class has been going on for a number of weeks now, but it does cover
things like list servers and the WWW. It may be too late to subscribe, but
I do have the lessons saved, and it will probably be true that another class
will be held in the future.
Sorry about the non-quattro subject, but I thought that this might be useful.