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Re: The future of Maelstrom

  • Subject: Re: The future of Maelstrom
  • From: Brenda Archer leocat25@COX.NET
  • Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 08:56:02 -0800
  • Comments: cc: fbrawner@verizon.net

Hi, David

I think Yahoo is the best option.  I would appreciate it if you would take
the lead on this and set up a group named igsrobin, and migrate as much of
the archived data as you can to the new site.

Would you please do this for the geranium community?  I don't think we
should waste any time asking for opinions re what to do.  You have already
done that, and here we are with a deadline staring at us because as a group
we have not made a decision.

Please email me back personally at leocat25@cox.net and we can discuss any
technical aspects of the move.

Thanks for all you do, and for managing the igsrobin at maelstrom so well
for such a long time.

Brenda Archer

----- Original Message -----
From: "IGS Robin - List Manager" <igsrobin@BEEB.NET>
Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2006 5:42 AM
Subject: The future of Maelstrom

> Hello IGSRobin members,
> The future of the Maelstrom service provided by St John's University has
> been under discussion for some time. The relevance of the service or the
> content of much of the exchanges within the many mailing lists had be
> questioned in it's relevance to Catholics. However the point that probably
> had most bearing was that nearly all Universities have withdrawn this sort
> of service and St John's has been generous to continue so long!
> A decision has now been made about whether or not to continue and the
> following was recently posted in the relevant place,
> > ----------------------Original Message--------------------------
> >
> > Disconnect of Maelstrom service:
> >
> > The University is no longer in a position to support the Maelstrom
> > List Service.  As of February 1, 2006, St. John's will discontinue
> > the service.
> >
> > List owners should make arrangements to migrate to another service
> > prior to the disconnect date.
> >
> > St. John's University
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> So we have to discuss what we should do and to do it.
> I will take it as read that we all wish the IGS Robin to continue as
> an email discussion group. So where should we "migrate" to? Some
> of the many Maelstrom List owners are getting together to set up
> an alternative from scratch. This is still under discussion and
> construction, with finance still to be sorted out, but the basic aim is
> to provide a service for health and disability lists, and not aimed
> at hobbyists like us! Even if we were accepted it is expected that
> there will be a charge, each year
> In the past when I have suggested a transfer to Onelist/Yahoo those
> few that responded were not in favour, but it must now be an option,
> not least because it is so easy to set up.
> If any members have any knowledge or experience of other services
> that would provide the same standard as Maelstrom, please let us
> know.
> Please do post your views to the group so we all get to know what
> the general feelings are.
> David Barrett
> IGSRobin list manager
> igsrobin@beeb.net

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