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    1. [Australia-Schools] Re: Notice that this list is about to close.
    2. Jan Hunt
    3. Yes thanks Peter!! On Thu, 20 Feb 2020 at 15:00, Kathleen <starr2010@bigpond.com> wrote: > Thank you for the notification and your work as admin. > > Kathleen. > > Sent from Mail for Windows 10 > > From: Peter Lakeman > Sent: Wednesday, 15 January 2020 6:03 PM > To: AUSTRALIA-SCHOOLS@ROOTSWEB.COM > Subject: [Australia-Schools] Notice that this list is about to close. > > Hello members of the AUSTRALIA-SCHOOLS mailing list, currently hosted on > Rootsweb/Ancestry servers. > > My name is Peter and I have been the list administrator of this list > since it was abandoned. I have no idea when it was abandoned nor who the > previous admin was. > > On 7th January 2020, Rootsweb informed all list admins that they will > not be providing any mailing list services after 2nd March 2020, except > to keep the archives available (see RW email appended below). > > In other words, all lists will cease to be. > > If members want to keep this list active, they will need to host it on a > new server. A number of such servers exist, such as groups.io, FaceBook, > google groups. > > I personally do not wish to remain the admin of this list, so one of the > members will need to step up as a new administrator if they want to keep > this list alive. > > As a side comment, I think that many of the smaller lists were created > on a person's whim in Rootsweb's heyday, and are probably past reviving. > I can't remember when the last post to this list was. > > If there are any questions, please post them to the list, but do it > quickly as time is running out quickly. > > Cheers > > Peter > > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb > will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to send outgoing > emails or accept incoming emails. Additionally, administration tools > will no longer be available to list administrators and mailing lists > will be put into an archival state. > > Administrators may save the emails in their list prior to March 2nd. > After that, mailing list archives will remain available and searchable > on RootsWeb. > > As an alternative to RootsWeb Mailing Lists, Ancestry message boards are > a great option to network with others in the genealogy community. > Message boards are available for free with an Ancestry registered account. > Thank you for being part of the RootsWeb family and contributing to this > community. > > Sincerely, > The RootsWeb team > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Reply posters should snip out all irrelevant parts of the original posts, > especially footers. > > Please note that this list is available for adoption. If any member has an > interest in promoting the aims of this list, please contact the current > list owner at australia-schools-owner@rootsweb.com > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe > https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/australia-schools@rootsweb.com > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: > https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb > community > > > _______________________________________________ > Reply posters should snip out all irrelevant parts of the original posts, > especially footers. > > Please note that this list is available for adoption. If any member has an > interest in promoting the aims of this list, please contact the current > list owner at australia-schools-owner@rootsweb.com > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe > https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/australia-schools@rootsweb.com > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: > https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb > community >

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