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

Malcolm malcolm at 78data.com.invalid
Wed Nov 21 22:18:22 PST 2018

Yeah, we were! I had thought that the list had succumbed to Facebook
and was shut down due to lack of participation/interest. I'm really glad
you got it back up and operational, Ron!
I remember the Thai Slave Girls spam, too. I still have the post around 
Nice to hear from old friends and I'm very glad we're back in bidness.
Hopefully more folks will log in over the next week or so.
Have a great Thanksgiving, all!


On 11/21/2018 3:15 PM, David Lennick wrote:
> Thanks Ron! Yes, we were missing it.
> dl
> 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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