Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 12:43:47 -0800
From: Douglas Moran
To: BPA-News Moderated Email List
Subject: [bpa-news1] BPA Email lists moving: Advance notice and Advice sought
BPA List members:
I anticipate moving the BPA email lists to Google or Yahoo Groups. This should have little impact on you as a list member: You will NOT need to resubscribe - your current subscriptions will be automatically transferred.
One purpose of this message is so that the formal announcement of the change does not come as a surprise.
However, I am also seeking seek advice/comments from list members with relevant experience to make the transition easier: things to do, things to avoid, and the tradeoff between Google and Yahoo groups for lists such as ours. My initial thoughts at: http://www2.bpaonline.org/Online/bpa-list-move-advice-sought.html
The problem is that overly aggressive measures to combat SPAM by the
various Internet Service Providers (ISPs) - most notably AOL, Comcast,
Earthlink, Hotmail and Yahoo - are resulting in messages to members of
the BPA lists being blocked/delayed with increasing frequency.
For those who are very curious about the details: http://www2.bpaonline.org/Online/bpa-list-move-problems.html-- Doug Moran