Please let us get off the subject of images - what has happened to the
information regarding our favourite plants? David Barrett has already
explained that pictures can be posted to the webpage (see below) - please
make a note of it and use it!
---- Original Message -----
From: David Barrett <david@1000FEET.PRESTEL.CO.UK>
Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: No images...and a
> The listserv software that runs the Mailing Lists is supposedly set up at
> Johns University for plain text use only. So that if you send
> then you see the coding. However it seems that some people on the List do
> get RichText/HTML, and pictures, through to them. Not me though! I presume
> they have different settings at St Johns, even though all should be Plain
> Text - whether we can all be changed to this setting I don't know at the
> moment, but I will pursue this.
> From time to time I have asked IGS Robin members if they wish to
> stay as we are or go onto a company like YahooGroups (previously, eGroups,
> previously OneList) which offers a lot of additional features for group
> members. Generally those responses I get are overwhelmingly to stay put -
> some members apparently only have plain text email facilities available to
> them. The last request for views only produced one response, so here we
> still are.
> Because of this I set up an IGSRobin website where in the past we have had
> plants posted for identification, and even pictures of group members.
> Because of my intention to change webspace provider I have not made much
> the site for a while, but it is obviously needed now!
> Any member wishing to post a picture on the website, for all to see,
> send directly to me. It should normally be up in 24 hours,
> holidays/vacations and workload permitting.
> The new website address is
> www.pelargonium.net/IGSRobin .
> If anyone wishes to send comments to me or the List regarding
> PlainText/RichText, or moving elsewhere, please do.
> David Barrett
> List Manager