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BIOSCI-REQUEST address

Dave Kristofferson kristoff at NET.BIO.NET
Tue Jan 19 13:06:34 EST 1993


I include the following information from the BIOSCI FAQ regarding the
BIOSCI-REQUEST at net.bio.net address.  Please be sure that your replies
are addressed to arab-gen at net.bio.net or arab-gen at daresbury.ac.uk
and not to BIOSCI-REQUEST.

				Sincerely,

				Dave Kristofferson
				BIOSCI/bionet Manager

				kristoff at net.bio.net


What is the "BIOSCI-REQUEST" address?
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The BIOSCI-REQUEST at net.bio.net address was established to trap mailing
error messages ("bouncers").  The address is not normally seen by
BIOSCI readers in the messages that they receive.  Unfortunately some
proprietary (read "VMS") and other oddball mail systems misread the
information used to transmit Internet e-mail messages and may end up
putting the BIOSCI-REQUEST address on the From: line in the mail that
you may receive.  If this happens at your site and you want to reply
to a message, please use either the newsgroup address on the To: line
of the message or try to find the author's e-mail address elsewhere in
the message (people often append this at the end of their text in
their "signature").  If you send a message back to
BIOSCI-REQUEST at net.bio.net, the BIOSCI managers at net.bio.net will be
the only ones who will see it (we will try to forward it to the
appropriate newsgroup, but would appreciate it if you would determine
the correct address yourself first).



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