This article is from the Introductory Macintosh FAQ, by Elliotte Rusty Harold email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
The info-mac archives at sumex-aim are available by email from
LISTSERV@RICEVM1.bitnet (alternately firstname.lastname@example.org).
The listserver responds to the commands $MACARCH HELP, $MACARCH
INDEX, and $MACARCH GET filename. Mac archive files are available
from email@example.com. Send it a message containing the
word "help" (no quotes) on the first line of your message for
instructions on getting started. You can retrieve files from
other sites by using the server at firstname.lastname@example.org. For
details send it a message with just the text "help" (no quotes).