1.0 CHARTER of rec.music.indian.misc
CHARTER of rec.music.indian.misc (as in CFV).
rec.music.indian.misc is an unmoderated group created for
the discussion, promotion and exchange of ideas on all
aspects of Indian music not related to either classical or
film music. It will also accomodate all discussions arising
out of a mix of classical and film music.
Appropriate topics for rec.music.indian.misc will include:
Clarification: Just to clarify the purpose of the misc
group, it was formed to discuss indian music not related to
classical and film music. But as the proposal for the film
newsgroup was rejected, it is entirely the discretion of the
readers to decide about the film articles appearing on
rec.music.indian.misc. (See addendum below.)
- Any discussions on Folk music, jazz-fusion music etc.
- Any other topics related to Indian music not directly
related to classical or film music.
- To maintain and update a FAQ list pertaining to the
- "Looking for" and "Test" postings are strictly not
Addendum to Clarification (Oct. 2, 1995): As a new newsgroup has been
formed especially to discuss Indian movies (rec.arts.movies.local.indian),
discussions about films should no longer be held at RMIM. All articles
pertaining solely to movies should be posted to the RAMLI
1.1 I want to post something on the newsgroup, what should I do?
This is an unmoderated newsgroup, anyone can post anything as
long the article posted is relevant to the newsgroup and complies with
its original charter. Use your favourite newsreader software to post
on the net.
1.2 I don't have posting privileges if I use my newsreader. How do I post?
(See also question 1.4 below).
If your newsreader does not allow you to post articles to newsgroups
like rec.music.indian.misc then you can use the normal emailing
facility to post. Postings can be made by sending mail to one of the
following mail-to-usenet gateways:-
(Note: The initial list of email-to-news gateways were all found to be
defunct. If you know of any new addresses please let us know
- firstname.lastname@example.org (does not work)
- email@example.com (?)
Not all gateways support all newsgroups.
You may have to try several to find one that helps you post to
rec.music.indian.misc. (Please let us know which ones worked and which
In addition, you can cross-post to several newsgroups by adding the
header Newsgroups: with the names of the groups you want to post to
and sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com.
Most of the information on these gateways come from two sources:
The Internet By E-Mail, which is Doctor Bob Rankin's Guide to Offline
Internet Access and is posted regularly on the news.answers group, and
- Remailer info provided by Matthew
Ghio at the address firstname.lastname@example.org.
1.3 Can I read the newsgroup using email?
There are many ways to access the newsgroup using email facility alone.
- Internet Thru EMail
- The best place to look for the
answer to this question is to read the
"Accessing The Internet By E-Mail, which is Doctor Bob Rankin's
Guide to Offline Internet Access.
- RMIM Thru Mail (RTM)
- This facility is designed
specially for people who want to receive the RMIM articles through
email. All you have to do is send a request to Prince Kohli at email@example.com with
Subject: RTM. You will soon start receiving the articles
posted on RMIM as and when they appear on the newsgroup. Use
Subject: RTM REMOVE to stop the articles. Request for old
articles are NOT entertained. This facility comes to you as part of
RMIM Automailer by Prince and Satish.
1.4 How can I read and post on RMIM using Web?
Yes. There are a few servers that provide access to RMIM articles.
You can read
RMIM through Zippo.com or try reading RMIM on Dejanews site. Then there
is the Reference.com
where you can read and search for articles on RMIM (and also
receive them through email).
If you know of any other site that allows you to read articles on RMIM
let us know.
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