[NAFEX] Yahoo groups listservs

Road's End Farm organic87 at frontiernet.net
Mon Feb 18 08:43:14 EST 2008

I don't like Yahoo listserve because all the email posts (at least to 
the one such I'm on) come through full of ads, taking up a large 
portion of the email window and making the actual post hard to read. I 
much prefer ibiblio, and have recommended to the Yahoo group I'm on 
that they switch.

Maybe ibiblio can set up similar options with the advantages you see in 
Yahoo groups? (I believe digest mode at least is already available) or 
maybe there's a possible alternate host with both sets of advantages?

Finger Lakes NY; zone 5 mostly

On Feb 18, 2008, at 7:18 AM, Regina M. Kreger wrote:

> I like Yahoo groups.  I can choose to receive all messages by e-mail,
> individually or in digest mode -- like this list -- or no e-mail at all
> for the really busy lists so I can just log in to the list and read 
> what
> I want.  It's basically a bulletin board AND an e-mail list, user's
> choice.  The digests come (optionally) in an enhanced e-mail format 
> that
> lets me click on the subject heading at the top of the digest and jump
> to the message of interest.  I believe it is possible to set it up such
> that all comers can read all messages, but only administrator-approved
> members can post (which could be = paying NAFEX members).
> For those with slow internet connections, it is a good thing to be able
> to go online, receive mail, go offline and read, rather than having to
> be online the whole time one is reading.
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