posted Oct 1, 2010, 11:14 AM by Paul Edison-Swift on Ecunet
updated Mar 10, 2011, 8:06 AM
You can choose one or more of the following options for retrieving your Ecunet mail and group notes:
- Some groups on Ecunet allow anyone to participate, whether you have an @ecunet.org address or not. Here's a comparison of features available depending on whether you participate with a Google account or your personal or organizational address.
- Read your mail for your @ecunet.org address in the Ecunet "Gmail" Web interface. <overview> For tips on filtering groups notes into folders using Labels, check out this FAQ entry.
- Read your notes in an e-mail client like Thunderbird, Live Mail, Apple Mail, Outlook, etc. <more> IMAP is a great option, since it it synchronizes your inbox between the Web view, your computer(s) and mobile devices(s). An IMAP account will automatically display your group folders.
- For each group your are joined to, you can use the "Edit my membership" option to:
You can forward personal or group notes to alternate e-mail address(es) by logging into the Ecunet Gmail interface. Some groups require that you have an @ecunet.org address in order to post to a group, so it may not be possible to reply to the group from your alternate address.
- read your notes on the Web <take the tour> (Note that Google has discontinued Group pages and files in favor of using Google Sites or Google Docs for those features)
- receive a daily abridged summary e-mail of activity in the group
- daily digest e-mail with up to 25 full messages in a single note
- receive each group note in a separate e-mail. These can usually be filtered into folders in your e-mail client.