Brief Help File on MailServer:
The first CricInfo MailServer came on-line on Dec13th 1993. It's
very rudimentary and will only download files or list direc-
tories. It checks the subject line of incoming messages only.
Messages are then deleted here, but your message is returned to
you appended onto the mailserver output.
At present, there is no load limiting on the mail-server, and we
are still running on the aged Sun 3/50 of numbered days :-0 --
i.e. it would be quite possible to completely overload this comp-
uter if too many mailserver requests come in, resulting in ???.
So, please use the mailserver interface to CricInfo *ONLY* if you
*HAVE* to because you are not on the internet and *cannot* use
either gopher or irc interfaces. The mailserver interface works
on the same principle as the irc Bot -the same file-name matching
the Subject should be your request (e.g., Subject: aus eng t6
1993). Do not put /msg cricinfo in the subject line :-)
You can put anything you like in the body of the message, it is
For other mail (submissions, communications to the managers)
please continue to mail us at :
Thanks. We hope you find this service useful and will contribute
some time towards it :-)
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