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Re: Move to GROUPS.IO vs Yahoo Groups

Mike Besemer <mwbesemer@...>
 

I believe if people are ported over directly from the Yahoo Group, they do not need to create a login – their email address will be added directly.  At least that seems to be what happened with another of my groups that ported over last week. 

 

Not sure how it would impact people if they change their email address.

 

I’m very happy with Groups.io.  Let’s do it.

 

Mike

WM4B

 

From: 070@... [mailto:070@...]
Sent: Friday, December 1, 2017 3:08 PM
To: 070@...
Subject: Re: [070] Move to GROUPS.IO vs Yahoo Groups

 

 

Matt -

 

Just a comment to clarify. You stated "No special log-in required, i.e. a Yahoo Group ID/account. It's just your email address, not a whole different entity."

Groups.io DOES require a login--it's just that you are asked to use a separate email address. But if your email address changes, your groups.io login will not automatically change, so this really is a "special log-in." And you do have to select a password. And Yahoo now DOES let you use your non-Yahoo email address as a login. So this "advantage" really isn't any different than Yahoo.

 

Note that I am not suggesting that the shift to groups.io is wrong, but I want everyone to know that they actually WILL have another login to remember. 

 

Steve

W3HF


Re: Move to GROUPS.IO vs Yahoo Groups

Matthew King - AK4MK
 

Fair enough, Steve. I thought Yahoo still required you to have a Yahoo email address (most likely in addition to whatever "real" email address one uses) in order to use Yahoo Groups. Didn't know they'd changed that.

Sure, if you change your email address, groups.io won't magically know that, and you'll have to update it just like anywhere else you'd want to use said new email address.

At least here, if you are using your "standard" email address on Yahoo Groups, it'll transfer over to groups.io and not require a "groups.io" specific email.

Thanks for the clarification!

73

Matt King
AK4MK - 070 #1708
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director


On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 3:08 PM, Stephen Melachrinos melachri@... [070] <070@...> wrote:
 

Matt -


Just a comment to clarify. You stated "No special log-in required, i.e. a Yahoo Group ID/account. It's just your email address, not a whole different entity."

Groups.io DOES require a login--it's just that you are asked to use a separate email address. But if your email address changes, your groups.io login will not automatically change, so this really is a "special log-in." And you do have to select a password. And Yahoo now DOES let you use your non-Yahoo email address as a login. So this "advantage" really isn't any different than Yahoo.

Note that I am not suggesting that the shift to groups.io is wrong, but I want everyone to know that they actually WILL have another login to remember. 

Steve
W3HF



Re: Move to GROUPS.IO vs Yahoo Groups

Stephen Melachrinos
 

Matt -

Just a comment to clarify. You stated "No special log-in required, i.e. a Yahoo Group ID/account. It's just your email address, not a whole different entity."

Groups.io DOES require a login--it's just that you are asked to use a separate email address. But if your email address changes, your groups.io login will not automatically change, so this really is a "special log-in." And you do have to select a password. And Yahoo now DOES let you use your non-Yahoo email address as a login. So this "advantage" really isn't any different than Yahoo.

Note that I am not suggesting that the shift to groups.io is wrong, but I want everyone to know that they actually WILL have another login to remember. 

Steve
W3HF


Re: Move to GROUPS.IO vs Yahoo Groups

Randy True
 

RRR


Randy W4RTT




From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of Charles Odom ki4vmk@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Friday, December 1, 2017 3:03 PM
To: PODXS
Cc: PODXS Contest
Subject: Re: [070] Move to GROUPS.IO vs Yahoo Groups
 
 

Go for it

KI4VMK
# 2542  🇺🇸
On Dec 1, 2017, at 1:59 PM, "Matthew King - KK4CPS mrk.twg@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:
 

OK - it's official... YAHOO GROUPS SUCKS! It continues to fail us (and MANY others!) time and time again.

I want to move both of our groups to GROUPS.IO. I'm looking for anybody with firsthand knowledge of why that would be a bad idea, if there is anybody out there with such knowledge. In all the research I've done, it seems like a positive thing, and basically like a no-brainer to move there.  Here's why:

- No special log-in required, i.e. a Yahoo Group ID/account. It's just your email address, not a whole different entity.
- The groups will transition over to groups.io lock, stock, and barrel, with all information and settings intact. 
- Message posting time is in the seconds, not many minutes/hours/days/weeks category that Yahoo seems to operate in here of late.
- We should be able to integrate our Facebook page (did y'all know we have one?), Google Drive, and email.
- NO ADS! NO TRACKING!
- Excellent message threading/searching
- We'd still have a calendar, polls, a database, a photo section, a file section, and we can add a WIKI. That'd be a great home for a FAQ type of arrangement, and for more information on our contests and such.

In my mind, unless there's an overwhelming level of negative responses to this email with concrete "bad stuff" about groups.io, we'll be moving there soon, just everyone knows the "mindset of the executive director" on this issue.

Please, I'm looking for feedback from anybody, anywhere.

73, y'all!

Matt King
AK4MK - 070 #1708
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director



Re: 12m

Fr Richard R
 

At max for me now.....



Fr Richard



On Friday, December 1, 2017, 3:03:39 PM EST, randy true w4rttrandy@... [070] <070@...> wrote:


 

any more power?


Randy W4RTT




From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of Otets Richard rickocr2005@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Friday, December 1, 2017 2:56 PM
To: randy true w4rttrandy@... [070]
Subject: Re: [070] 12m
 
 

I am on now, looking for any trace
+1600  19:56

Fr Richard



On Friday, December 1, 2017, 2:44:20 PM EST, randy true w4rttrandy@... [070] <070@...> wrote:


 

On 24.920 + 1500

1943Z / 2:43 local



Randy W4RTT


Re: 12m

Fr Richard R
 

Thaks, I did see a beginning trace, but then it stopped.... I will try a few more minutes and see what happens.
Get it fixed!!!
73


Fr Richard



On Friday, December 1, 2017, 3:01:59 PM EST, Matthew King mrk.twg@... [070] <070@...> wrote:


 

I see you on there, Fr Richard, but it seems that the 12m wire add-on to my Hustler 6BTV is broken!  I think a branch hit it in a recent storm, or maybe a squirrel gnawed away the string holding it up....

*sigh*

Hope you can link up with somebody else!

73

Matt King
AK4MK - 070 #1708
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director


On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 2:56 PM, Otets Richard rickocr2005@... [070] <070@...> wrote:
 

I am on now, looking for any trace
+1600  19:56

Fr Richard



On Friday, December 1, 2017, 2:44:20 PM EST, randy true w4rttrandy@... [070] <070@...> wrote:


 

On 24.920 + 1500

1943Z / 2:43 local



Randy W4RTT



Re: Move to GROUPS.IO vs Yahoo Groups

Charles Odom <ki4vmk@...>
 

Go for it

KI4VMK
# 2542  🇺🇸

On Dec 1, 2017, at 1:59 PM, "Matthew King - KK4CPS mrk.twg@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:
 

OK - it's official... YAHOO GROUPS SUCKS! It continues to fail us (and MANY others!) time and time again.

I want to move both of our groups to GROUPS.IO. I'm looking for anybody with firsthand knowledge of why that would be a bad idea, if there is anybody out there with such knowledge. In all the research I've done, it seems like a positive thing, and basically like a no-brainer to move there.  Here's why:

- No special log-in required, i.e. a Yahoo Group ID/account. It's just your email address, not a whole different entity.
- The groups will transition over to groups.io lock, stock, and barrel, with all information and settings intact. 
- Message posting time is in the seconds, not many minutes/hours/days/weeks category that Yahoo seems to operate in here of late.
- We should be able to integrate our Facebook page (did y'all know we have one?), Google Drive, and email.
- NO ADS! NO TRACKING!
- Excellent message threading/searching
- We'd still have a calendar, polls, a database, a photo section, a file section, and we can add a WIKI. That'd be a great home for a FAQ type of arrangement, and for more information on our contests and such.

In my mind, unless there's an overwhelming level of negative responses to this email with concrete "bad stuff" about groups.io, we'll be moving there soon, just everyone knows the "mindset of the executive director" on this issue.

Please, I'm looking for feedback from anybody, anywhere.

73, y'all!

Matt King
AK4MK - 070 #1708
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director



Re: 12m

Randy True
 

any more power?


Randy W4RTT




From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of Otets Richard rickocr2005@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Friday, December 1, 2017 2:56 PM
To: randy true w4rttrandy@... [070]
Subject: Re: [070] 12m
 
 

I am on now, looking for any trace
+1600  19:56

Fr Richard



On Friday, December 1, 2017, 2:44:20 PM EST, randy true w4rttrandy@... [070] <070@...> wrote:


 

On 24.920 + 1500

1943Z / 2:43 local



Randy W4RTT


Re: 12m

Randy True
 

I saw you and replied.


Randy W4RTT




From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of Otets Richard rickocr2005@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Friday, December 1, 2017 2:56 PM
To: randy true w4rttrandy@... [070]
Subject: Re: [070] 12m
 
 

I am on now, looking for any trace
+1600  19:56

Fr Richard



On Friday, December 1, 2017, 2:44:20 PM EST, randy true w4rttrandy@... [070] <070@...> wrote:


 

On 24.920 + 1500

1943Z / 2:43 local



Randy W4RTT


Re: 12m

Matthew King - AK4MK
 

I see you on there, Fr Richard, but it seems that the 12m wire add-on to my Hustler 6BTV is broken!  I think a branch hit it in a recent storm, or maybe a squirrel gnawed away the string holding it up....

*sigh*

Hope you can link up with somebody else!

73

Matt King
AK4MK - 070 #1708
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director


On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 2:56 PM, Otets Richard rickocr2005@... [070] <070@...> wrote:
 

I am on now, looking for any trace
+1600  19:56

Fr Richard



On Friday, December 1, 2017, 2:44:20 PM EST, randy true w4rttrandy@... [070] <070@...> wrote:


 

On 24.920 + 1500

1943Z / 2:43 local



Randy W4RTT



Re: Move to GROUPS.IO vs Yahoo Groups

Fr Richard R
 

Go for it!


Fr Richard
WB8YXF
2328


On Friday, December 1, 2017, 2:59:26 PM EST, Matthew King - KK4CPS mrk.twg@... [070] <070@...> wrote:


 

OK - it's official... YAHOO GROUPS SUCKS! It continues to fail us (and MANY others!) time and time again.

I want to move both of our groups to GROUPS.IO. I'm looking for anybody with firsthand knowledge of why that would be a bad idea, if there is anybody out there with such knowledge. In all the research I've done, it seems like a positive thing, and basically like a no-brainer to move there.  Here's why:

- No special log-in required, i.e. a Yahoo Group ID/account. It's just your email address, not a whole different entity.
- The groups will transition over to groups.io lock, stock, and barrel, with all information and settings intact. 
- Message posting time is in the seconds, not many minutes/hours/days/weeks category that Yahoo seems to operate in here of late.
- We should be able to integrate our Facebook page (did y'all know we have one?), Google Drive, and email.
- NO ADS! NO TRACKING!
- Excellent message threading/searching
- We'd still have a calendar, polls, a database, a photo section, a file section, and we can add a WIKI. That'd be a great home for a FAQ type of arrangement, and for more information on our contests and such.

In my mind, unless there's an overwhelming level of negative responses to this email with concrete "bad stuff" about groups.io, we'll be moving there soon, just everyone knows the "mindset of the executive director" on this issue.

Please, I'm looking for feedback from anybody, anywhere.

73, y'all!

Matt King
AK4MK - 070 #1708
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director



Move to GROUPS.IO vs Yahoo Groups

Matthew King - AK4MK
 

OK - it's official... YAHOO GROUPS SUCKS! It continues to fail us (and MANY others!) time and time again.

I want to move both of our groups to GROUPS.IO. I'm looking for anybody with firsthand knowledge of why that would be a bad idea, if there is anybody out there with such knowledge. In all the research I've done, it seems like a positive thing, and basically like a no-brainer to move there.  Here's why:

- No special log-in required, i.e. a Yahoo Group ID/account. It's just your email address, not a whole different entity.
- The groups will transition over to groups.io lock, stock, and barrel, with all information and settings intact. 
- Message posting time is in the seconds, not many minutes/hours/days/weeks category that Yahoo seems to operate in here of late.
- We should be able to integrate our Facebook page (did y'all know we have one?), Google Drive, and email.
- NO ADS! NO TRACKING!
- Excellent message threading/searching
- We'd still have a calendar, polls, a database, a photo section, a file section, and we can add a WIKI. That'd be a great home for a FAQ type of arrangement, and for more information on our contests and such.

In my mind, unless there's an overwhelming level of negative responses to this email with concrete "bad stuff" about groups.io, we'll be moving there soon, just everyone knows the "mindset of the executive director" on this issue.

Please, I'm looking for feedback from anybody, anywhere.

73, y'all!

Matt King
AK4MK - 070 #1708
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director



Re: 12m

Fr Richard R
 

I am on now, looking for any trace
+1600  19:56

Fr Richard



On Friday, December 1, 2017, 2:44:20 PM EST, randy true w4rttrandy@... [070] <070@...> wrote:


 

On 24.920 + 1500

1943Z / 2:43 local



Randy W4RTT


12m

Randy True
 

On 24.920 + 1500

1943Z / 2:43 local



Randy W4RTT


Re: Yahoo Groups

mwbesemer@...
 


Re: Yahoo Groups

Mike - W0TMW #2207
 

No, you REALLY don't want to go to Google groups. If you think Yahoo is bad, Google is worse. I had a group there and quickly moved it to a private server using MailMan.

Mike - W0TMW

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On 12/01/2017 12:38 PM, Charles Odom ki4vmk@... [070] wrote:

Yup, I think its time to go to Google Groups

KI4VMK
# 2542  🇺🇸
On Dec 1, 2017, at 12:17 PM, "randy true w4rttrandy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:
 

Broken here too.

Funny the messages aren't being effected.


Randy W4RTT




From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of Steve McEdwards mcfido@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Friday, December 1, 2017 1:14 PM
To: 070
Subject: Re: [070] Yahoo Groups
 
 

Hi Charles ,
I cannot find my Yahoo Groups page either and on another couple of groups I
belong to a couple of fellows were saying the same thing.
There must be something going on with Yahoo ,maybe it is time we looked else
where?

73 de Steve
VA3TPS # 526

> ---------- Original Message ----------
> From: "Charles Odom ki4vmk@... [070]" <070@...>
> Date: December 1, 2017 at 12:37 PM
>
>
> For days now I haven't been able to get to my Yahoo Groups page. Anyone else
> having this problem?
>
> ⁣KI4VMK
> # 2542  🇺🇸



Re: Yahoo Groups

Charles Odom <ki4vmk@...>
 

Yup, I think its time to go to Google Groups

KI4VMK
# 2542  🇺🇸

On Dec 1, 2017, at 12:17 PM, "randy true w4rttrandy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:
 

Broken here too.

Funny the messages aren't being effected.


Randy W4RTT




From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of Steve McEdwards mcfido@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Friday, December 1, 2017 1:14 PM
To: 070
Subject: Re: [070] Yahoo Groups
 
 

Hi Charles ,
I cannot find my Yahoo Groups page either and on another couple of groups I
belong to a couple of fellows were saying the same thing.
There must be something going on with Yahoo ,maybe it is time we looked else
where?

73 de Steve
VA3TPS # 526

> ---------- Original Message ----------
> From: "Charles Odom ki4vmk@... [070]" <070@...>
> Date: December 1, 2017 at 12:37 PM
>
>
> For days now I haven't been able to get to my Yahoo Groups page. Anyone else
> having this problem?
>
> ⁣KI4VMK
> # 2542  🇺🇸


Re: Yahoo Groups

Randy True
 

Broken here too.

Funny the messages aren't being effected.


Randy W4RTT




From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of Steve McEdwards mcfido@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Friday, December 1, 2017 1:14 PM
To: 070
Subject: Re: [070] Yahoo Groups
 
 

Hi Charles ,
I cannot find my Yahoo Groups page either and on another couple of groups I
belong to a couple of fellows were saying the same thing.
There must be something going on with Yahoo ,maybe it is time we looked else
where?

73 de Steve
VA3TPS # 526

> ---------- Original Message ----------
> From: "Charles Odom ki4vmk@... [070]" <070@...>
> Date: December 1, 2017 at 12:37 PM
>
>
> For days now I haven't been able to get to my Yahoo Groups page. Anyone else
> having this problem?
>
> ⁣KI4VMK
> # 2542  🇺🇸


Re: Yahoo Groups

Steve VA3TPS
 

Hi Charles ,
I cannot find my Yahoo Groups page either and on another couple of groups I
belong to a couple of fellows were saying the same thing.
There must be something going on with Yahoo ,maybe it is time we looked else
where?

73 de Steve
VA3TPS # 526

---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Charles Odom ki4vmk@yahoo.com [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Date: December 1, 2017 at 12:37 PM


For days now I haven't been able to get to my Yahoo Groups page. Anyone else
having this problem?

⁣KI4VMK
# 2542  🇺🇸​


Re: Yahoo Groups

Charles Odom <ki4vmk@...>
 

I belong to one group there seems to work pretty good

KI4VMK
# 2542  🇺🇸

On Dec 1, 2017, at 11:46 AM, "mwbesemer@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:
 

I have trouble from time to time; Yahoo is kind of falling apart.


Several of my favorite groups have moved to groups.io.  It's a pretty painless process and all the data and members from the Yahoo group transfer over.


Mike
WM4B



On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 12:37 PM, Charles Odom ki4vmk@... [070] wrote:


   For days now I haven't been able to get to my Yahoo Groups page. Anyone else having this problem?



KI4VMK


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