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Re: List of subject line tags; Yahoo group oddities

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Monday, September 18, 2006, 10:44
On 9/18/06, Eric Christopherson <rakko@...> wrote:
> > Oh, yes; I seem to vaguely remember that now. So is there software > on that automagically posts messages to the Yahoo group?
I would imagine Yahoo!Groups is simply a subscriber to the mailing list and receives email in the same way you and I do -- only that it's not a person that then displays the mail on their screen but a computer program that adds the message to an archive.
> Also, out of curiosity, why does it still post mirrored messages to > the Yahoo group if it is deprecated?
I imagine because the special Yahoo!Groups "bot" email address is still subscribed to the list.
> On Sep 17, 2006, at 9:23 PM, Henrik Theiling wrote: > > I am close to shutting down the link to Yahoo if too many more > > problems with Yahoo arise... (Angry protesting welcome. :-))
No protests from me... Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>