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email problems (was Re: : An Example in Senyecan)

From:Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
Date:Sunday, October 3, 2004, 18:04
Philip Newton wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Oct 2004 14:31:59 -0000, caeruleancentaur > <caeruleancentaur@...> wrote: > > Actually I do not post. When I post I am instructed to mail to > >, with no choice. > > That sounds as if you are reading messages through the Yahoo!Groups > interface - since that's a read-only mirror/archive, not the real > list, its posting address is not appropriate.
egroups??? Ancient history, unfortunately!! That would seem to be the problem. OTOH, in order to be using Yahoo, Charlie must be subscribed to an ISP of some sort, no? And wouldn't that ISP offer email service of its own, likely thru MS IE or some such?--a debatable advantage, I know, but possibly more flexible than Yahoo's. (I found this out in my own first stumbles into the online world 5 years ago.) Not that there's anything seriously wrong with Yahoo email-- I use it occasionally too, for non-conlang stuff-- except that if one is using dial-up, it can all too often be excruciatingly slow and capricious. I must say, however, that Yahoo seems totally Spam-free, a definite plus!!
> I'd recommend unsubscribing from the Yahoo!Groups version and only > using the mailing list - either reading messages as they are > sent to your own mailbox or on its web site ( > ).
Yes, subscribe via the listserv address, then enter that address in his Yahoo address book. It's still possible to belong to Yahoo-conlang in order to read the archive, but be sure to set it to "No mail" and never never use it to reply to msgs. Roger, who after 5 years is still rather clueless.....