Here is the low-down on how to use WML. You can
choose to receive WML in one of two ways.
Normal: Each message that is sent to the list is
forwarded to these people as it is received. On busy days you may receive 50 or more individual messages.
Digest: For those that don't want to get a stream
of mails throughout the day, there is also a digest option which
consolidates several individual messages sent to WML into a single
You can subscribe to the list by sending an email subscription
request to the following address:
Your subscription will require approval by WML Admin so it may take
a short while before you can join the List.
Alternatively, you can use your web browser to go to the List's
page at Yahoo and click on "Join This Group".
From there, you can either sign up as a Yahoo member (this is free but slightly tedious)
or the alternative option which just requires you to reply to the
verification email .
Again as approval is required by WML Admin, it is not an instant
Normally requests for subscription are dealt with within hours
rather than days.
By default, you will receive all mails individually. You can change
this to the daily digest by logging in to your Yahoo account, going
to the WML Yahoo page and amending your preferences.
Change subscription to the Digest
You may find the traffic on WML to excessive at times to receive
individual emails. You can change your subscription to a daily
To do this you should do the following::
Go to the
Sign in with your Yahoo ID - or get a Yahoo
ID if you do not have one already and go back to the WML page if
Click on "Edit Membership" in the white bar
just above the blue bar with the list name
Under "Message Delivery" choose "Daily
Click on "Save Changes" in the bottom right
It may take up to 24 hours to be come effective
Temporarily suspending list mail
To temporarily suspend your account, if you are going on holiday for
example, go to the WML Yahoo page and sign in with your Yahoo ID (or
create a Yahoo ID if you do not currently have one).
Select "Edit Membership" and go to the section entitled "Message
Delivery" and select "No email - I'll read messages on the web
Although you cannot read messages on the website as we do not
maintain an archive, you will suspend you account from receiving any
emails until you change your preference back to "individual emails",
Should you wish to unsubscribe from the mailing list, just send an
firstname.lastname@example.org making sure that the
e-mail address that you are sending from is the same address as the
one you subscribed with.