Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. Additionally, administration tools will no longer be available to list administrators and mailing lists will be put into an archival state.
Administrators may save the emails in their list prior to March 2nd. After that, mailing list archives will remain available and searchable on RootsWeb
Hi guys -
Rootsweb has installed a SmartList hack that actually blocks file
(including VCARDS), HTML messages and enriched text postings. It will
important for subscribers to know how their mail programs work and if
attachments (such as "business that typically have names like
When a poster sends a message to a mailing list written in HTML, or
non-plain-text attached file, the list server will send the poster's
back to them, with a note at the bottom explaining the plain-text
RootsWeb. This means your message did NOT post to the list.
This change is not currently something the listowner can turn on and
Attachments will be blocked from every list.
If you have a question about whether your messages are going out in
HTML format, take a look at
http://www.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/listowners/html-off.htm. This will
guide you in making sure things on your end are alright.
Have a good one,
"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't slow down, you'll miss it" -
Greetings to all,
In my searches around the web for my Kentucky roots I could not find a
Deja News group for eastern Kentucky. Well, I remedied that today! I
invite you to post at the follwing address for your eastern Kentucky
This is new, so I hope you will contribute and make a connection.
Remember, Deja News keeps a searchable archive for 2 years. What you
post today will be seen by others researching the same names as you for
some time to come.
My Kentucky families:
CHARLES, ROGERS, HATTON, HANKS, STRANGE