This article is from the sci.fractals FAQ, by Michael C. Taylor and Jean-Pierre Louvet with numerous contributions by others.
There are now 4 mailing lists devoted to fractals.
The FRAC-L mailing list
FRAC-L is a mailing list "Forum on Fractals, Chaos, and Complexity".
The purpose of frac-l is to be a globally networked forum for
discourse and collaboration on fractals, chaos, and complexity in
multiple disciplines, professions, and arts.
To subscribe to frac-l an email message to
firstname.lastname@example.org containing the sole line of text:
SUBSCRIBE FRAC-L [email address optional]
To unsubscribe from frac-l, send LISTPROC ("NOT frac-l") the message:
Messages may be posted to frac-l by sending email to:
Ermel Stepp founded this list; the current listowner is Larry Husch
and you should contact him (email@example.com) if there are any
The Frac-L archives (http://archives.math.utk.edu/hypermail/frac-l/)
go back to Fri 09 Jun 1995.
The Fractal-Art Discussion List
This mailing list is open to all individuals and organizations
interested in all aspects of Fractal Art. This would include fractal
and digital artists, fractal software developers, gallery owners,
museum curators, art marketers and brokers, printers, art collectors,
and simply anybody who just plain likes to look at fractal images.
This should include just about everybody!
Administrator: Jon Noring firstname.lastname@example.org
To subscribe Fractal-Art send an email message to email@example.com
containing the sole line of text:
Messages may be posted to the fractal-art mailing list by sending
email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
An innovative member of Fractal-Art has created the Unofficial Links
from Fractal-Art Email Digest
collects all the URLs posted to the Fractal-Art mailing list and makes
them into a web page. Created by Jonathan Cline.
The Fractint mailing list
This mailing list is for the discussion of fractals, fractal art,
fractal algorithms, fractal software, and fractal programming.
Specific discussion related to the freeware MS-DOS program Fractint
and it's ports to other platforms is welcome, but discussion need not
be Fractint related. Technical discussion is welcome, but so are
beginner's questions, so don't be shy. This is a good place to share
Fractint tips, tricks, and techniques, or to wax poetic about other
To subscribe you can send a mail to email@example.com with the
following command in the body of your email message:
Messages may be posted to the fractint mailing list by sending email
You can contact the fractint list administrator, Tim Wegner, by
sending e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fractal Programmers mailing list
Subcription/unsubscription/info requests should always be sent to the
-request address of the mailinglist. This would be:
<email@example.com>. To subscribe to the
mailinglist, simply send a message with the word "subscribe" in the
"Subject:" field to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
As in: To: email@example.com
To unsubscribe from the mailinglist, simply send a message with the
word "unsubscribe" in the "Subject:" field to