[Advaita-l] [ADMIN] changes at advaita-vedanta.org
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 01:38:51 EDT 2018
Dear Jaldhar ji,
Many thanks for the steps being taken to overhaul the Advaita list. One
long felt need for posters is the ability to post images like snapshots /
scanned images of digitized text pages of Bhashya/any other document etc.
This is possible in all other groups like the Bharatiya Vidwat Parishad
which runs on google groups. This facility avoids the age old method of
resorting to uploading the image somewhere else and providing the URL in
our posts, where the reader has to go there and download to view the
content. In BVP, for example, one can post an image as part of his post.
This has a convenience that is beyond any explanation.
The other facility that you can think of including is the facility of
attachments. This is a very useful facility which other groups, even the
Yahoo groups Advaitin enables.
The 'size' of posts also could be increased.
The above could be considered as they are all most user-friendly
On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 8:22 AM, Jaldhar H. Vyas via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> I had hoped to make this announcement on the auspicious occasion of
> Shankara Jayanti but last-minute technical problems have slowed things down
> a little.
> Nevertheless I would like to inform you that over the coming weeks there
> will a thorough overhaul of the advaita-vedanta.org web site and mailing
> Step one which takes effect today is the use of SSL technology on our web
> pages. This has been recommended by Google as a security and privacy
> enhancement. The upshot is if you previously accessed the site as e.g.
> http://www.advaita-vedanta.org/ you should now use
> https://www.advaita-vedanta.org/ instead. I have set up a redirection on
> the server so if you do type http it will be automatically translated to
> https and if you omit the protocol altogether (i.e. just type
> www.advaita-vedanta.org) I think modern browsers are smart enough to use
> the right form but if you still have problems please let me know.
> Other features planned include an upgrade of the list server (including a
> much requested search engine for the list archives.) and a redesign of our
> currently rather old-fashioned looking website.
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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