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Internet Communications for the AES Historical Committee

     Welcome to the AES Historical Committee's E-mail Reflector. Please save this message for future reference, in case you later need to unsubscribe or otherwise change your subscription profile.

 

***PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT BEFORE POSTING!***

Charter

  The AES Historical Committee E-mail Reflector is a forum for discussion of the history of audio engineering, as given in its Operating Structure: "To unite persons interested in the history of audio engineering and its allied fields; and to collect, write, publish, and otherwise disseminate accurate historical information about the field of audio engineering."

Using the E-Mail Reflector

Subscribing and Posting

  Subscribe or unsubscribe.

  To post to the reflector, send email to aeshc@recordist.com. When replying, please TRIM UNNECESSARY PARTS of the original post to conserve bandwidth and server space.

HTML, MIME-encoded posts, Vcards, etc.

   The reflector will attempt to convert HTML messages into plain text, and it will remove and discard attachments.
For best results, please configure your email client to send ONLY plain ASCII text. If you are unsure how to do this, see instructions here.

Pictures and Other Binaries

  Please do not send pictures and other binaries to the reflector. Send them by private email instead. If they are of long-term interest, please contact the HC Co-Chair, Bill Wray for possible inclusion on the HC's web site (see below).

Thread Drift

  Over time, the topic of a thread may change. WHEN IT DOES, PLEASE UPDATE THE SUBJECT FIELD OF YOUR EMAIL TO REFLECT WHAT IS ACTUALLY BEING DISCUSSED IN YOUR POST.
   Making sure the subject fields accurately represent what is being talked about allows persons interested in those topics to find them, and those not not interested in those topics to skip them.

Archives

Archives from 2013 onward are available online. You will need to log in with your email address and password. If you don't know your password, you can visit the list's info page to retrieve it. We are working on converting earlier archives so we can post them online. In the meantime, they are available by private request to Howard Sanner, the reflector host.

Subjects Thoroughly Discussed

  The reflector began in 1999, but has not yet (2001-14) been used extensively. As time progresses, new subscribers wishing to learn the list's collective (and considerable) wisdom should consult the archives and search for relevant posts. Please avoid posting until you have determined that you have a question to ask or a point to make that has not been covered previously, and even then seriously consider contacting the original poster by private email instead of using reflector bandwidth.  

Anyone wishing to distill the best posts in the archives for posting on the Historical Committee's web page (see Resources, below) should contact the HC CoChair, Bill Wray.

Getting the Reflector in Digest Form

We do not offer a digest. Message traffic on this list is intermittent, and never very heavy.

Contacting the Reflector Host

  If all else fails, send email to Howard Sanner, the reflector host.

  

RESOURCES

Web Page

  The AES Historical Committee has a web page  (http://www.aes.org/aeshc). There you will find links to other historical sites, reports on the history of audio engineering, information about active projects, communicating with the Historical Committee, and committee administration.

Updated 2014-10-05 jkc, 2014-10-16 jm

 
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