Steve Marak wrote:
> By now you will have all realized that Aroid-L was down for quite some
> time (over a week) and that it is now back up, and that some things are
> Since the beginning, we have run on a server at the Missouri Botanic
> Garden in St. Louis. MoBot was kind enough to let us do this for about 10
> years, and we are most grateful for that decade of support. We know that
> supporting a listserver like ours is not the real mission of their
> Information Systems people.
> Recently, the server at MoBot which supported Aroid-L had to be taken out
> of service for a rather lengthy upgrade, and we were asked if we could
> find an alternative site to host Aroid-L for a few days.
> Alan Galloway and his staff at NCSU have stepped up and offered us a home
> there, and not just for the length of the outage at MoBot. They support a
> large set of mail servers and a number of mailing lists and are ideally
> equipped for this task, and so we've said yes. (We've also twisted Alan's
> arm to become a third Aroid-L listowner.) As you've gathered, he and his
> team have been busy moving everyone over.
> This was all done very hurriedly (mostly by Alan!) so please bear with us
> as the problems are resolved, oversights corrected, etc., over the next
> few days.
> As I get a chance, I will post several messages which came in for the
> "old" Aroid-L and did not go out there.
> -- Steve Marak
> -- firstname.lastname@example.org