Advanced Mailing List Topics

The NSFNET-INFO mail reflector is targeted at those people who have a day to day interest in the news of the NSFNET… The messages are reflected by a central location and are sent as separate messages to each subscriber. This creates hundreds of messages on the wide area networks where bandwidth is the scarcest.

– E. Krol; The Hitchhikers Guide to the Internet; RFC 1118; Sept. 1989.

The following sections describe advanced uses of mailing lists: