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From: Firebird <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] te
Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2009 09:34:28 +0100
Bernie Fynn wrote:
> Just a test to see if mail is getting through.
Sending to the list isn't a good idea because if you do have a
problem, you won't know for sure but if you think you do have a
problem there are several things you can do to find out.
First check the archives to see if there have been any mails. The
lists are all getting quieter and quieter so there may not have been.
If there haven't, you don't have a problem.
If there are, then check your spam folder to see if they've suddenly
and for no reason been diverted there. If they are there, move them
into the inbox, then spank your mail filters for their incompetence!
;)) If they aren't there, then your ISP (or whoever you have your
email account with) may have filtered them out as spam. Contact your
ISP (or whoever) and tell them you want mails from Rootsweb and they
are NOT spam.
If your ISP (or whoever) denies all responsibility, and ISPs (and
whoevers) are good at doing that and blaming their customers inability
to use a computer, insist they do a check to make sure and then do the
> Any problems, please contact the List Admin:
When you have any problems the admin is always the best person to
contact rather than the list. It's part of what he's there for :))