GAMS users worldwide use a mailing list named GAMS-L to exchange information about GAMS. There are two possible ways to subscribe:

  1. Use a web interface to join and leave the list and to browse the list archive .

  2. Send a message of the form:

Subject:is ignored
        subscribe GAMS-L your_first_name your_last_name
        help ?

to , where the info and help lines are optional but useful. Once you have successfully subscribed, you can send messages to all GAMS-L subscribers by sending your mail to .

If you want to sign off (unsubscribe) from the list, send a message with a body of the form:

signoff GAMS-L

to or use the web interface.

All the messages which have been sent to the GAMS-Mailing list are archived:

  • The old archive (600k) contains a selection of the questions and answers, which have been submitted to the GAMS mailing list until Spring 1998.
  • Starting from January, 1998 the new archive is directly generated and maintained by the list server program.

Note: The GAMS-L is completely independent from any official GAMS technical support and GAMS does not take any responsibility for the given answers.