[Blindapple] Another test

Jayson Smith ratguy at bellsouth.net
Wed Nov 24 01:54:36 EST 2004

Your message indicating I should hold off got to me aparently just after I'd
left.  I'd already set it up though.  As for non-subscribers posting, I
think Mailman comes set up by default to forward such posts to the moderator
for approval.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Baechler" <tony at baechler.net>
To: "Blind Apple Discussions" <blindapple at jaybird.no-ip.info>
Sent: Thursday, November 18, 2004 9:49 AM
Subject: Re: [Blindapple] Another test

> Hi.  Since you are going to be gone for a few days, I would wait until
> after you get back to announce the list move.  I'll try to play with the
> web interface again to see if anything strange happens.  So far everything
> seems fine though.
> You may have set this already, but make sure that only subscribers can
> post.  Otherwise you will get spam as people find the list address.  Also,
> maybe this is just my thing, but let's make more of a splash with the
> announcement this time.  Let's hit all the Apple and IF newsgroups.  Let's
> hit other mailing lists as well.  Even if we don't get any subscribers
> directly from the newsgroups, people might keep the list in mind and it
> might show up on google.  When I entered your name in google before, your
> posts to the list on freelists showed up and that list hasn't been around
> long.  Here are the groups I would suggest.  My news server is perpetually
> bad and I always have posting problems, so maybe you could hit the groups
> or use google or something.  I'm not on many blindness related lists but I
> can post your announcement in various places.
> rec.games.int-fiction
> alt.games.eamon
> comp.emulators.apple2
> comp.sys.apple2
> The Audyssey list(s), whatever they are
> This might sound crazy, but you could try uploading your announcement to
> asimov as well.  Someone might see it in their unsorted directory one of
> these days.  Send me a copy of the announcement and I'll see where else I
> can put it.
> Is there any reason why you don't want your own domain name?  I'll buy the
> domain.  It is only $10 per year.  You can use everydns.net.  They support
> dynamic ips.  I have 16 domains hosted there with no problems.  I wouldn't
> keep mentioning it except the list would look better at blindapple.com,
> jaybird-site.com, or something.  I believe that no-ip.com is a fee service
> anyway, everydns.net is free.  I won't bother you about this again, but
> should consider it.  I would even set up a subdomain called
> jaybird.baechler.net for you using everydns.net.
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