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January 2 2020 Editor Assistance Newsletter

Greetings and Salutations -

Thank you to the editors who let me know the ability to edit the online archives for a sent newsletter was giving the date error. I have fixed that error. You can now edit the online archive for a newsletter.

Please remember THE NEWSLETTER HAS ALREADY BEEN SENT. There is NO WAY to "take back" a newsletter. Once it is sent, the recipients have seen it.

All this does is change the visual record of what was sent to users.

We want to be thoughtful about ever changing this record. If we send something to users, and then edit the archive to claim we sent something else, that can seem to be quite deceptive to our users. In a world of "fake news", to claim we sent something other than what we actually sent is cause for concern.

On a separate note, the newsletter schedule code has been shut down for at least three years - ever since the previous server move. In order for that to work again I have to rewrite the entire code set from scratch, which is a large undertaking. That is extremely low on my to-do list. That code is wholly separate from this code here. So the change I just made has nothing to do with the non-existent schedule code :).

Ask with any questions!


Lisa Shea, owner


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