[78-L] The 78-L was down, it is now fixed.

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
Wed Nov 21 17:15:21 PST 2018

Thanks Ron! Yes, we were missing it.


On 11/21/2018 7:06 PM, ron at fial.com.invalid wrote:
> Oops, the 78-L list server   (78online.com) seemed to be gone for several weeks.
> The last post was on October 4, 2018.  I got a phone message from Kristjan Saag today
> informing me of the problem.  Thanks, Kristjan.
> Due to switching mail reader programs from Eudora to Pegasus Mail, my filters  were
> sending renewal emails for the list's DNS lookup into a junk mail file. I never saw their
> bill.  So easyDNS dropped the service, since the bill was not paid.
> Also, emails from members about the list being down were also
> going to my junk mail.   I never saw them, I get hundreds of junk mails per
> day in that folder.
> I run the 78-L server locally in our business server-room, and it was working fine
> the entire time at IP address    So I could go to that address and still
> see the web page for 78-L and still send mail to that address.   But Internet lookup of
> anything for the domain 78online.com was broken.  The host name of the server
> (klickitat.78online.com) could not be looked-up to get its IP address.
> The DNS service is paid and up and running now, but it will take an hour from now until all
> servers worldwide are updated.  So in about an hour,  sending mail to 78-L at 78online.com
> should work again.
> I am very all, sorry for the inconvenience.
> Ron Fial      ---   78-L list administrator
> PS
> For you old timers, you might enjoy seeing the very first web page for the 78-L list back in
> 1992 on the shellac.org/wams site.   This access from Cornell University was the original
> web server:
>     http://www.shellac.org/wams/w78l.html
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