Good Day Everyone,
By now many of you probably know that the rootsweb mail lists are being
moved to new software.
An announcement about the move appears on the helpdesk site. I have
included that announcement below.
A schedule has been set up for the migration of the various lists. Lists
will be moved according to the first letter of the list name. Right now
schedule looks like this:
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
It is possible that something could cause the schedule to be changed.
too happens sometimes with computers
There really isn't anything for you to do to prepare for this move. But I
did want to let all of you know about it.
Once the list has been moved, I will send a test message to let you know
move has been accomplished
While every effort has been made to make this a smooth move we all know
sometimes things do happen.
Should you experience problems you can check the helpdesk site for the
Oh... one more thing. The move will mean a change in the tools the admins
use to manage lists. So please be patient with all of "us listadmins" as
do a bit of learning on the job so to speak.
See below for the announcement that appears on the help desk site.
1 MAIL LIST MIGRATION:
RootsWeb mail lists will be moved to the new Mailman software starting
Thursday, August 17. The lists will be moved in small groups,
email went out to inform list users of the change. If you have any
a list has been created
for discussion of the updates and answering questions during the
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