[Olpc-socal] Where Should We Move Our List?

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Mon Aug 5 16:48:37 EDT 2013

I too recommend a move to googlegroups. I've been using it for other projects, and it has been very reliable in facilitating communication.

Lori Barfield <itdirector at gmail.com>이 씀:
>in my experience, google is the best groups platform and very strong on
>spam control.  there are limits on the number of unique messages,
>recipients, and external recipients...and for the free groups, i am
>totals up to an order of magnitude greater than what you have there.  i
>wonder if i am looking in the right place.  is this the FAQ you were
>looking at?
>On Aug 4, 2013 3:38 PM, "Caryl Bigenho" <cbigenho at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> The amount of junk mail on our list is getting huge and, since I'm
>> "spam filter" I am thinking it is time to move our list to a new
>> Maybe it will be harder for the spammers to find us. I have two good
>> possibilities for mailing list hosts. Do any of you have any
>> with either of these?  Any preferences?
>> The first one is a free, open source site, run by a non-profit. It
>> pretty good, but I don't know anyone who has used it so I can't
>> judge.  They say there is no limit on messages.
>> http://www.freelists.org/about.html
>> The second one is to have a Google Groups mailing list. To be on it,
>> guess you have to have a gmail account. They also have a limit of 500
>> sent/day/person and 1000 per day/per list. That means if we have 200
>> members and we had a lively discussion going on, we could max out
>> quickly. For example, one email answered by 4 people would be 1000!
>> So, if any of you have any experience with either of these or know of
>> others that would be useful (needs to be free and no ads, please).
>Let us
>> all know!
>> When we do choose one, I would like to change the name to the one
>that was
>> our second choice when we started several years ago: "SoCal OSSIE."
>> many of us are interested in a lot of other open source things for
>> education… especially the Raspberry Pi, it seems more appropriate
>now. Any
>> opinions to the contrary? Other suggestions?
>> Caryl
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