[NTLK] Please oh please stop assailing Grant with digest mode requests. Here's a tutorial how to do it yourself...
newtonphoenix at mindspring.com
Sat Jan 11 15:20:51 EST 2014
Yes...but even though Frank's instructions are simple and spot-on, we have forgotten the weak link in the process....
Users must actually read (and then follow) them.
"The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he who, by peddling second-rate technology, led them into it in the first place."
On Jan 9, 2014, at 4:58 PM, Frank Gruendel <newtontalk at pda-soft.de> wrote:
> Folks, we currently have 935 non-digested NewtonTalk members. Optimistically
> assuming that it would take Grant 30 seconds to put a subscriber back to
> digest mode, it would take about 8 hours. Providing that Grant doesn't eat,
> drink or use the bathroom during that time and doesn't take his hands off
> the keyboard for even a second until this is finished.
> From the mails he's currently sending to the list, I'm getting the
> impression that right now our list dad is doing his very best resolving more
> important issues of mutual interest. In a nutshell, he's spending his
> precious time on getting this list back to normal, which we all want.
> You DID manage to subscribe to NewtonTalk without Grant's help, didn't you?
> Getting your account back to digest mode is just as easy. Promised. I just
> did it. And I'm far from being a mailing list expert.
> Here's a step by step tutorial...
> 1) Direct the browser of your choice to
> 2) Scroll down to the section titled "NewtonTalk Subscribers"
> 3) Enter the E-Mail address you are using for NewtonTalk and your password.
> In case you've forgotten your password: It is in the mail with the subject
> line "Welcome to the "Newtontalk" mailing list" that you received a couple
> of hours ago.
> 4) Click on "Visit Subscriber List".
> 5) In the disguised E-Mail address list, click on your E-Mail address.
> 6) Scroll down to the "Set Digest Mode" section.
> 7) Click on "On".
> 8) Scroll all the way down.
> 9) Click on "Submit my changes".
> That's it. Easy as pie. Takes but 30 seconds. Promised. Even your's truly
> managed to figure out how to do it.
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