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Subject: note from list manager
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2006 03:04:47 EDT
The new Rootsweb mailing list system (Mailman) will be going into effect
over the next couple of weeks, staggered alphabetically according to the
Thursday, August 17 - Lists A-C
Monday, August 21 - Lists D-F
Tuesday, August 22 - Lists G-I
Wednesday, August 23 - Lists J-L
Thursday, August 24 - Lists M-O
Monday, August 28 - Lists P-R
Tuesday, August 29 - Lists S-U
Wednesday, August 30 - Lists V-Z
You may check this link for any changes to the timetable:
While the "migration" of our lists to a new server should process
uneventfully for listmembers, there are a few points we need to cover:
1. AOL users, please check your spam folders, and, if you find list mail
held as spam, you will need to be sure to click the *THIS IS NOT SPAM* link
to send the list mail to your current mailbox. This will 'train' the system
to understand that mail from this new server is not spam.
2. If you are subscribed to both L & D mail modes of our list, the new
system is not set up to send both to the same email address. If you want to be
subscribed in both modes (many sub to both -- regular mail mode to read and
delete and digest to file and save), it will be necessary to use another email
address for your digest mail. It is my understanding that if you are subbed
to the list in both mail modes with the same address you will be dropped
from the digest list roster, so if this happens to you, please resub with
another address (Yahoo is a good choice for an alternate addy). This will not
effect those who sub in either of the mail modes exclusively.
3. If you want to post from more then one account, just send me the
addresses of the extra accounts and I will add them to the Accept List. This means
you can *post* from any of those accounts but you will only *receive* the
listmail from the one you originally used to subscribe. This feature is handy
if you want to post from work but would prefer not to receive Rootsweb mail at
your place of business.
4. As a precaution, I've copied our mailing list roster of subscribers
before the change to the new server. In the event you receive an unsub notice,
please contact me at and we'll correct the problem.
Thanks for your patience!