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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Gmane sending issues


On 8/1/11 2:40 PM, Larry Gusaas wrote:
I'm confused. You previously stated you could not post through gmane with your Snowshed address. Now you say you haven't.
You're not wasting your time, but our wires are definitely getting crossed up. And, as this is a text only method of communication, it surprises me not.

You're a Mac user, how far back do you go with Mac's? Far enough to remember GEnie where you found Atari and Amiga support? I've been watching and seeing this kind of confusion in text only communications since then. I chalk it up to being part of the game. :-)


From the beginning:

1. Signed up for LO's user mailing list with the Snowshed address. Very frustrated with a mailing list help solution, and was about to
   unsubscribe when I learned about GMANE.
2. Subscribed (if that's the right word) to GMANE.  Worked fine.
3. Unsubscribed the LO user mailing list subscription.
4. Resubscribed to LO user mailing list with the no email option, and
   GMANE worked fine for the user list, and eventually added 3 more LO
   lists to the GMANE account.  All 4 lists worked fine for sending and
   receiving.  I don't remember actually signing up for the other 3
   lists using the no email option.
5. Then came all the mailing list email address changes, and GMANE
   apparently choked on some of it.  Florian was posting about trying
   to get it worked out.  At the same time period, I dropped my
   satellite internet service in favor of newly installed fiber
   optics.  (Who wouldn't??????  :-D )  Somewhere in this total time
   frame, sending using GMANE quit for all 4 lists.
6. The Snowshed@dishmail.net went away with the satellite service.
7. Wordworks@greeleynet.com was in no way connected to the satellite
   and fiber optics changes.  Greeleynet offers dialup service, and I
   keep it for testing modems in the PC's I fix.  And, there are too
   many people, places, and things that have the Wordworks email
   address for me to want to try to make changes at this point.
8. I played around with different ideas, could not find the answer.  I
   found GMANE's site somewhat less than useful for the "unknowing in
   this area".
9. Since I could not post to any of the LO lists using GMANE, I
   subscribed to the discussion list using the Wordworks email
   address.  When using the wordworks account in TB, posts to the
   discussion list work.
10. In the GMANE account, I changed the reply to address from
   snowshed@dishmail.net to wordworks@greeleynet.com, thinking  that
   might work.  But, it didn't.  No post to any of the 4 LO lists, sent
   via GMANE, ever get posted.
11. I made no change at GMANE itself.
12. I still receive all posts made to the LO lists via GMANE, but
   anything I try to send via GMANE goes somewhere other than what I
   want.  :-)  The posts are all sitting in the appropriate sent
   folder, but they never show up in the LO list.  I don't know if the
   blockage is at GMANE, LO, or both.
13. In the end, I see all the discussion list posts in both accounts,
   but can send in only one account.



In summary:

1. I can receive LO list posts for all 4 lists in the GMANE NNTP
   account, but no messages I send for any of the lists ever get posted.
2. I can receive from and post to the discussion list via the Wordworks
   email account.  That is the only LO list I've subscribed to using
   the wordworks address.


I think I've got this written clearly. :-) But another thing I've learned over the years, never proofread your own writing! LOL And my cat's can't read. :-D

Just ask for clarification if something sounds/read strange.

As a slight aside, off topic comment, I do wish the Mozilla group would produce manuals the way LO is for the office package.


Ken

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