To access the archives by date send the following command to [email protected] and follow the instructions you receive via return email.
To search the archives by keyword, (suppose you wanted to read all the posts about l-arginine), send the following command to:
SEARCH CYSTIC-L l-arginine
You will receive an email back listing each message that contains “l-arginine”. Each message will have a unique number associated with it, and a brief excerpt showing the context of “l-arginine” in the message. This return email will also contain an instruction on ordering a copy of each full message you want to read (e.g., “To order a copy of these postings, send the following command:
GETPOST L-ARGININE 1-8″).
Simply send the GETPOST command containing the numbers of the messages you want to: [email protected] and you will receive the full message(s) by return email.
To receive an email explaining advanced search terms and techniques, send the command
1. When sending commands to manage your CYSTIC-L subscription, put them in the *body* of an email message, and make certain they go to this address (they will have no effect otherwise): [email protected]
2. Listserv will send you a confirmation request for every command you send to it. Your command will not take effect unless you respond to the confirmation request (so be sure to wait a couple of minutes to receive and respond to the confirmation request).