Tutorial 7 and 8, CIS133DA
Instructor: Phil Waclawski
Student Name _______________
Tutorial 7 Questions
- Listserv, listproc and majordomo are all examples of what type of
software? Do they require a list administrator to approve new users?
- What privacy issues are involved with posting to a
- For a listserv style mailing list, there are two email addresses
that are important. Say that the listserv is at
and the group you want to join is a-students, give me the second email
address, and then tell me what you do with each address.
- How is Usenet Newsgroup different than a mailing list? Why is it
technically wrong to say that you "subscribed" to a newsgroup?
- What is meant by saying that newsgroups are set up as a
"hierarchy"? Say that you want to talk about linux, and you know that
there is a comp. hierarchy, what would be the full "path" be if you
want to talk about the os (operating system) linux? And is that group
- Do you have to have a dedicated newsreader to read newsgroups? If
not, give me an address of where else you can access them.
- What is IRC? Why can it be useful?
- Can you name two other ways to do text based chat on the internet?
- How is web chat different?
- In the classic MUD/Moo/Muck etc. design, you can create virtual
worlds, with "rooms" that folks can chat/etc., but everything you
see/hear is just what? Compare this to something like a MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, such as World of War