Fwd: Important changes to the Max List


    Jan 15 2006 | 7:14 am
    repost.
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    From: Lilli Wessling Hart Date: Jan 14, 2006 5:01 PM
    Subject: [maxmsp] Important changes to the Max List
    Hi Max List Folks,
    We are releasing our new and greatly improved website today. It will
    affect this Max List in a few ways, so please read on.
    - First and most important, we have a completely revamped discussion system.
    Instead of just a mailing list, we now have forums with integrated mailing
    lists. Instead of just one mailing list, we now have several integrated
    forum/mailing lists. This new system works similarly to Yahoo Groups
    -- you can participate via the forum or the list equally. This means
    a message posted to the list will be sent to the list and posted to
    the forum. Likewise, a message posted to the forum will be sent to
    the list and posted to the forum.
    - - If you have posted to the mailing list anytime within the last
    six years, you already have a forum account. If you are receiving
    this message, you are
    already subscribed to the new list. You don't need to do anything to continue
    receiving mail on the main maxmsp list.
    - - If you have never posted to the list with the email address where
    you received this email message, you don't have a forum account and
    will need to make one.
    - - If you have posted to the list in the past with a different email
    address, you'll have an account on the forums under that email
    address.
    - Forum account logins are the email address with which you last
    posted to the list. You don't need to know your password. Go to
    http://www.cycling74.com/forums/index.php?t=reset where you can enter
    in your email address and have the password reset and mailed to you.
    - All of the list archives since 2000 have been imported into the
    forum. All email addresses used during that time now have accounts.
    If you have posted to the list under different email addresses over
    the years, and would like to "merge" your accounts, please email
    wally@cycling74.com and he will help you with this. Unfortunately
    this is a task which must be performed manually, so we appreciate
    your patience while we update the accounts.
    - The list has a new posting address. To post to the maxmsp list, you
    will email "maxmsp@cycling74.com" -- not "max-msp" with a hyphen.
    Please update your address books, if necessary. We will continue to
    forward posts sent to max-msp@cycling74.com, but it would be good to
    get for you to get into the habit of posting to the proper place.
    - We are discontinuing the Digest version of the list. There are many
    alternatives, including RSS feeds, browsing the forum, and
    subscribing to
    forum/topic notifications. If you are currently receiving the digest,
    your subscription will be transferred to the main mailing list. We
    may consider reinstating the Digest.
    - FAQs. We know you probably have questions. Please help us out by reading over
    this section before asking:
    Unanswered questions can either be posted to the new Max List
    (maxmsp@cycling74.com) or sent to Support (support@cycling74.com).
    Thanks,
    Lilli
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