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Example of PUBLIC-DISCUSSION-LIST for JiscMail Helpline staff. A Public Discussion list is used for open 2-way discussions, debates, info sharing & collaboration (e.g subject-specific group who wish to communicate/debate/share opportunities/events) This type of list may require few privacy controls to encourage new subscribers.

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Key Features of Public Discussion List

  • Subscription is normally open (anyone can join)(Subscription= Open, confirm)
  • A subscriber can join the list by:
    1. Subscribe/Unsubscribe Request Form
    2. Sending request to List Owners: listname-request@jiscmail.ac.uk
    3. Sending request to listname-subscribe-request@jiscmail.ac.uk
    4. Sending email to listserv@jiscmail.ac.uk with message SUBSCRIBE listname
    5. In some cases subscriber needs to respond to a confirmation message.
  • A list owner CAN add a new subscriber to this list
  • JISCMail Helpline CAN add a new subscriber this list.
  • The list archives are PUBLIC
  • Anyone can SEND* messages to the list (Send= Public, Confirm, Non-Member)
  • - A non-subscriber needs to respond to a confirmation to post
  • - Some Public-Discussion-Lists only allow subscribers to post (Send= Private)
  • The list IS advertised on the JiscMail website (Confidential= No)
  • Only list owner(s) can view subscribers emails (Review= Owner)
  • See List Management > List Configuration > Manual List Configuration for settings


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