On Aug 27, 2013, at 05:16, Albert Graef wrote: > On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Albert Graef wrote: >> Well, the original post did get through after all. Seems like it was >> only the "welcome message" that GG wants to send out to a new list >> member bounced. Will have to try again, though, since I already >> unsubscribed the freelists account again. > > Done. Seems to work. Can anyone else who's already subscribed to > pure-lang@xxxxxxxxxxxxx have a go at it (just replying to this post > should be good enough). > > Of course, now whenever someone posts to the google group it will get > forwarded to freelists.org and bounce unless they subscribe there as > well. And ppl subscribed to both lists will presumably get the same > post twice, unless they turn off email delivery for their GG > subscription. > > This is a mess. :( Any suggestions? Yes: use one list only. I'm happy with Google Groups. I get the mailing list interface I like; others get a web-based interface they like. If some users experience issues with Google Groups, those users should work with Google to resolve those issues. Surely that's in everyone's best interest. ~ I really hesitate to suggest this, but I understand that Google Groups can mirror other lists. Therefore, you could move the list entirely to freelists, then reconfigure the Google Group to mirror it. However, one list I'm on, the Subversion Users list, has this setup, and it is not optimal: what happens is that when someone posts to the Google Groups mirror of the group, the message gets to me on the main list, but when I reply, the reply goes to the Google group, to which I'm not subscribed, so my reply does not get posted. Assuming I realize this has happened, I then have to re-send my message to the correct address. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "pure-lang" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to pure-lang+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. To post to this group, send email to pure-lang@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/pure-lang. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.