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What does LISTSERV stand for?

LISTSERV stands for List Server (bulk e-mail protocol)

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Version 10 includes mail archiving to SQL Server and functions as a list server so that companies can maintain and distribute company news.
One person receiving an e-mail from a list server can turn around and forward that e-mail to friends, neighbors, and other area pro-lifers in a matter of seconds.
You can host an e-mail list on your own using any of several software programs known as list servers (also called list serves; one of the brand-name programs is LISTSERV[R]), which automate the job of distributing the mail in each subscriber's preferred format.
You subscribe to a mailing list by sending a "subscribe" e-mail message to a special server called a list server or majordomo.