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Advanced Listserv - Give
The give command
lets you send any file you are allowed to get
to another user. The format is the same as a get command with
addition of an email
address on the end, as in the following:
give <listname> <filename> <emailaddress>
user you send the file to will receive it by email, and you
will receive a copy of the same email so that you know the file
was sent and will be aware of any errors that may
have occurred in the execution of the command. The user you send
file to will also receive an email message telling them that it was
you that sent the file.
The give command can be particularly useful
for sending a file to someone who may not be able to receive the
file themself, because, for
example, they don't know how to get the file, or they are not authorized
to get the file because they are not subscribed to the list, or
are behind an Internet firewall and aren't
able to send the appropriate command.
You can send individual files to another user, but for complicated
technical reasons you cannot give a whole "list" file to someone else.
(This is related to the fact that one list server may request a "list"
file from another server.)