Meeting Minutes for 2012-01-18

buildscc | 18 Jan 2012 | | meeting-minutes

01/18/2012

Kyle Brogle

Anthony Inzero

George Silvis

Kyle Brogle

Jess Hamrick

Russell Shomberg

Monica Gribouski

Avery Gray


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Listserve Commands

Overview

If you haven’t noticed, we tend to use list-serves quite a bit around here. Here’s how to add (and remove) yourself from a list-serve, so you don’t end up spamming everyone with requests. (You might only be able to do this from your BU e-mail, but I really don’t know.)

Basics

List-serves are all run by majordomo@bu.edu. The way it works is that you e-mail commands in the body of the e-mail to majordomo, and it carries them out. Anything in the subject line is ignored, so don’t worry about including one.

Subscribing to a List Send an e-mail to: majordomo@bu.edu with the following command in the body of the e-mail:

subscribe <list-serve address> <your e-mail address>

(The carats (< & >) here are just used to indicate where you put the respective addresses, so don’t put them in your real message. See the examples if you’re still confused.)

Unsubscribing to a List Send an e-mail to: majordomo@bu.edu with the following command in the body of the e-mail:

unsubscribe <list-serve address> <your e-mail address>

Example

To: majordomo@bu.edu

Subject: (no subject)

Body: subscribe awesome-dudes-list jchatham@bu.edu

Majordomo Commands

BU’s Majordomo understands the following commands:

  subscribe [<list>] [<address>]
      Subscribe yourself (or <address> if specified) to the named <list>.
  unsubscribe [<list>] [<address>]
      Unsubscribe yourself (or <address> if specified) from the named <list>.
  get [<list>] <filename>
      Get a file related to <list>.
  index [<list>]
      Return an index of files you can "get" for <list>.
  who [<list>]
      Find out who is on the named <list>.
  info [<list>]
      Retrieve the general introductory information for the named <list>.
  lists
      Show the lists served by this Majordomo server.
  help
      Retrieve this message.
  end
      Stop processing commands (useful if your mailer adds a signature).

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The Party Switch

Goal

The goal of this project is to restore the now-defunct party switch to a working condition. Possible actions include: the deployment of a disco ball, lasers, strobes, colored lights.

Plans

Members

  • Mikhail Andreev (Project Leader)