Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 14:48:27 -0400
Reply-To: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**UVM.EDU>
Sender: DCHAS-L Discussion List <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU>
From: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**UVM.EDU>
Subject: Administrivia: DCHAS-L as an RSS feed

I recently discovered a feature of the newest version of the LISTSERV  
software that runs the DCHAS-L list that I thought  some subscribers  
may be interested in. LISTSERV automatically provides an RSS feed of  
list traffic (in three versions). In many web browsers, this means  
that the browser will monitor the SAFETY home web page at
and alert you to changes to this list on a regular basis that you  
select, similar to a blog.

Thus, rather than receiving DCHAS-L via e-mail, you can read it as a  
web page and avoid cluttering up your e-mail box. It still makes  
sense to have your e-mail address subscribed to the list so that you  
can avoid the confirmation requirement for non-list subscribers, but  
if the RSS feed works for your purposes, you could set the  
subscription to NOMAIL to avoid unnecessary e-mail traffic. I'd be  
real interested in any comments people have about this feature.

Let me know if you have any questions about this.

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart, CIH
Environmental Safety Manager
University of Vermont
Environmental Safety Facility
667 Spear St. Burlington, VT  05405

fax: (802)656-8682

Ralph Stuart, CIH 
Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety
Environmental Safety Facility 
667 Spear St. Burlington, VT  05405 


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