Welcome to Orchid.
Here is some useful how to use the Orchid mailing list.
Orchid is an unmoderated, open forum. Please respect the views and opinions of Orchids members!
Of course, there exists on the Net, a variety of mailing lists that in some way address
the interests of the jewelry and gem industries - but Orchid is plainly unique. Orchid
is for both the professional and the beginer - Orchid is dedicated to the exchange of
substantive technical content covering the full range of the industryAEs information
Many of OrchidAEs participants will have various products and services to offer through
Orchid. However, Orchid is resoulutly focused on the exchange of technical
rather than being merely a digital classified ads page.
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The Orchid list is based on Brent Chapman’s “Majordomo” mailing list manager, version 1.93.
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Orchid understands the following commands:
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Subscribe yourself (or if specified) to the orchid list.
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Unsubscribe yourself (or if specified) from the orchid list.
Get a file related to orchid list.
Return an index of files you can “get” for orchid list.
Find out which lists you (or if specified) are on.
Find out who is on the orchid list
Retrieve the general introductory for the orchid list.
Stop processing commands (useful if your mailer adds a signature).