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Here is a brief description of the set of requests recognized by
Everything appearing in  below is optional; everything
appearing in <> is mandatory; all arguments are case insensitive. The
bar ("|") is used as a logical OR operator between the arguments. Requests
be abbreviated, but you must specify at least the first three characters.
Without arguments, this file. Otherwise get specific information on the
selected topic. Topics may also refer to requests. To learn more about this
system issue a 'help listproc' request. To get a listing of all available
topics, generate an error message by sending a bogus request like 'help me'.
Get a listing of non-concealed subscribers along with the number of messages
each one of them has sent to the specified list. If the optional email
are given, then statistics will be collected for these users only. For
stat foo user1@domain user2@domain
will generate statistics about these two subscribers. "-all" lists
for all users that have posted on the list (whether currently subscribed ot
Run the specified command with the optional arguments and receive the output
from stdout and/or stderr. To get a listing of all available commands to
omit the arguments, i.e. issue a 'run <list>' request. You have to belong
the specified list, and must have obtained the password from the list's
the owner's address may be found in the Errors-To: header line of each
delivered message. <list> may be local only.
Get the requested file from the specified archive. Files are usually split
parts locally, and in such a case you will receive the file in multiple
messages -- an 'index' request tells you how many parts the file has been
into, and their sizes; if you need to obtain certain parts, specify them as
optional arguments. If an archive is private, you have to provide its
Search all files of the specified archive (and all of its subarchives if
is specified) for lines that match the pattern. The pattern can be an
egrep(1)-style regular expression with support for the following additional
operators: '~' (negation), '|' and '&' (logical OR and AND), '<' '>'
regular expressions). The pattern may be enclosed in single or double
Note: . matches any character including new line.