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Joseph McDonnell <jockmcdock@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Problems posting to Statalist and "test' emails |

Date |
Thu, 9 Apr 2009 11:05:37 +0930 |

I can read it. Loud and clear. Joseph On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Sandu Cojocaru <scojocaru@gmail.com> wrote: > Well, my response to Kieran's message, confirming problems posting to > statalist did not go through, and it was in rich formatting. This > message is in plain text. > > cheers, > sandu > > On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 9:10 PM, Joseph McDonnell <jockmcdock@gmail.com> wrote: >> I might be wrong on this but I get the impression that statalist only >> accepts plain text. When I set up my Gmail account, it assumed the >> default "rich formatting" mode and my posts didn't seem to get >> through. I switched to plain text and everything seemed to go as >> desired. >> >> Cheers >> >> Joseph >> >> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 9:02 AM, Kieran McCaul <Kieran.McCaul@uwa.edu.au> wrote: >>> Neil commented on my previous "test" email, so I thought I should >>> elaborate on this. >>> Also I notice that from time to time, people sometimes forward a post >>> from another user because that user is "having trouble posting to the >>> list". So perhaps the problem I have been having and how I have resolve >>> it (I hope) may be of some use to others on the list. >>> >>> I've been on the Statalist for over ten years and posted to the list on >>> a semi-regular basis. >>> My last post before the test post was on or about March 15. On the 27 >>> March I replied to another post, but my reply did not appear. On 30 >>> March I sent a post to the list and, once again, it did not appear. >>> >>> Through all this I continued to receive Statalist posts. >>> >>> I tried contacting Marcello Pagano to see if he could offer any advice, >>> but got no reply - he may be away. Or my email may not have reached >>> him. >>> >>> I next tried unsubscribing and then resubscribing to the list, but >>> although I was emailing to Majordomo@hsphsun2.harvard.edu, I received >>> nothing back from the listserver. This is very strange. >>> >>> I then recalled that some upgrade to Outlook had installed itself >>> earlier, but I couldn't remember exactly when. So I tracked down this >>> "upgrade" and uninstalled it, but I was still not able to post to the >>> list. >>> >>> On Wednesday this week, I again tried unsubscribing to the list and this >>> time it worked. The message I received back was not exactly what I >>> expected however: >>> >>> --------- >>> >>>>>>> unsubscribe statalist kamccaul@meddent.uwa.edu.au >>> Your request to Majordomo@hsphsun2.harvard.edu: >>> >>> unsubscribe statalist kamccaul@meddent.uwa.edu.au >>> >>> has been forwarded to the owner of the "statalist" list for approval. >>> This could be for any of several reasons: >>> >>> You might have asked to subscribe to a "closed" list, where all new >>> additions must be approved by the list owner. >>> >>> You might have asked to subscribe or unsubscribe an address other >>> than >>> the one that appears in the headers of your mail message. >>> >>> When the list owner approves your request, you will be notified. >>> --------- >>> >>> So this was very strange: my email address on the list was not the same >>> as the email address on the header. >>> >>> So now I tried to get a list of members of the Statalist: >>> ----------- >>>>>>> who statalist >>> **** List 'statalist' is a private list. >>> **** Only members of the list can do a 'who'. >>> **** You [ "Kieran McCaul" <Kieran.McCaul@uwa.edu.au> ] aren't a member >>> of list 'statalist'. >>>>>>> >>> ------------- >>> I have two email addresses at my university. This is not new, I have >>> always had these two addresses, but it now appears that on email headers >>> Kieran.McCaul@uwa.edu.au is now appearing whereas in the past >>> kamccaul@meddent.uwa.edu.au had been used. >>> >>> So I thought I had resolved the issue by changing the email under which >>> I am subscribed and this seemed to be the case because my "test" email >>> got through. However I replied to Neil's post this morning (from home) >>> and it didn't get through. >>> >>> What is also not unresolved is the non-response I got from the >>> listserver when I originally tried to unsubscribe. I suppose it's >>> possible that the server may have been down at the time I sent my email >>> to it. >>> >>> Anyway I am now sending this directly (also from home). If it doesn't >>> get through I still have a problem. If it does get through, I can't >>> explain why my reply to Neil didn't also get through. >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> ______________________________________________ >>> Kieran McCaul MPH PhD >>> WA Centre for Health & Ageing (M573) >>> University of Western Australia >>> Level 6, Ainslie House >>> 48 Murray St >>> Perth 6000 >>> Phone: (08) 9224-2140 >>> Fax: (08) 9224 8009 >>> email: kamccaul@meddent.uwa.edu.au >>> http://myprofile.cos.com/mccaul >>> http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8751-2008 >>> ______________________________________________ >>> Epidemiology is so beautiful and provides such an important perspective >>> on human life and death, >>> but an incredible amount of rubbish is published. Richard Peto (2007) >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> * >>> * For searches and help try: >>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>> >> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Problems posting to Statalist and "test' emails***From:*"Kieran McCaul" <Kieran.McCaul@uwa.edu.au>

**Re: st: Problems posting to Statalist and "test' emails***From:*Joseph McDonnell <jockmcdock@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Problems posting to Statalist and "test' emails***From:*Sandu Cojocaru <scojocaru@gmail.com>

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