Lycos Mailing List: Welcome

Posted to on August 31, 1994

Welcome to the lycos-users mailing list!

If you ever want to remove yourself from this mailing list, you can send mail to "" with the following command in the body of your email message:

    unsubscribe lycos-users mlm@FUZINE.MT.CS.CMU.EDU (Michael Mauldin)

Here's the general information for the list you've subscribed to, in case you don't already have it:

[Last updated on: Wed Aug 31 17:23:07 1994]

The "Lycos" web index provides a probabilistic ("fuzzy") search across some 600,000+ (Aug 1994) documents on the World Wide Web. The server runs at and is managed by Michael Mauldin.

This mailing list is to track developments of this particular server, to note interesting parts of its indexing engine and their potential application to other unwieldy information retrieval problems (e.g. Usenet news), and generally to stay informed about similar stuff.

The list owner is Edward Vielmetti (


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