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  • Shal Farley
    FB, ... Generally you don t need to know. Both are used between web servers and web browsers as the way to describe how a web page is to be presented. Both are
    Message 1 of 8 , May 14, 2013
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      FB,

      > Also, not being electronically hip, what is a viewable difference
      > between this 'html' thing and Javascript, or do I need to know?

      Generally you don't need to know. Both are used between web servers and
      web browsers as the way to describe how a web page is to be presented.
      Both are included in modern browsers, and many web sites are built
      assuming that both are available in the browser.

      HTML is the original language of web browsing. Most fundamentally it
      specifies how text in one page can be used as a link to some other place
      on this page or on another page -- That's the "HT" in HTML (HyperText
      Markup Language). It also includes elements to describe how text,
      pictures and other things on the page are to be displayed (size, color,
      font, relative position, etc).

      JavaScript is a programming language, generally invoked within an HTML
      page, that allows the page description to be changed dynamically, within
      the browser, without needing to re-fetch the entire page from the
      server. It is generally used to make the page more interactive.

      Yahoo Mail Classic uses HTML but not JavaScript. The current Yahoo Mail
      uses both.

      -- Shal


      On 5/14/2013 1:27 AM, fggybttm wrote:
      > I've found that the updated Yahoo mail program that's replacing
      > Classic will not have some features that I really liked/loved: a
      > variety of fonts from which to choose, and the "check all (mail)"
      > feature, which was wonderful when reviewing scads of search results,
      > or a whole box (in/sent/draft/etc), for example.
      >
      > And I already miss the rather 'caring' attitude of Yahoo of past
      > years. The present administration seems rather 'indifferent'.
      >
      > Also, not being electronically hip, what is a viewable difference
      > between this 'html' thing and Javascript, or do I need to know? And
      > will we have to live with that purple fron now on?
      >
      > Hope to hear from someone/anyone. I'm feeling I'm on a very much
      > appreciated 'sinking ship' ;-((
      >
      > FB
    • adeomus ********
      gotta say...the knowledgeable people on this group are absolutely wonderful !! adds That is the way , he said. But there are no stairs , I cried. You must
      Message 2 of 8 , May 14, 2013
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        gotta say...the knowledgeable people on this group are absolutely wonderful !!

        adds


        "That is the way", he said. "But there are no stairs", I cried.
        "You must throw yourself in", he replied. 'There is no other way. "

        -- George MacDonald















        --- On Tue, 5/14/13, Shal Farley <shal@...> wrote:

        From: Shal Farley <shal@...>
        Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Hanging On to Classic For Dear Life
        To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com
        Received: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 1:29 PM

        FB,

        > Also, not being electronically hip, what is a viewable difference
        > between this 'html' thing and Javascript, or do I need to know?

        Generally you don't need to know. Both are used between web servers and
        web browsers as the way to describe how a web page is to be presented.
        Both are included in modern browsers, and many web sites are built
        assuming that both are available in the browser.

        HTML is the original language of web browsing. Most fundamentally it
        specifies how text in one page can be used as a link to some other place
        on this page or on another page -- That's the "HT" in HTML (HyperText
        Markup Language). It also includes elements to describe how text,
        pictures and other things on the page are to be displayed (size, color,
        font, relative position, etc).

        JavaScript is a programming language, generally invoked within an HTML
        page, that allows the page description to be changed dynamically, within
        the browser, without needing to re-fetch the entire page from the
        server. It is generally used to make the page more interactive.

        Yahoo Mail Classic uses HTML but not JavaScript. The current Yahoo Mail
        uses both.

        -- Shal


        On 5/14/2013 1:27 AM, fggybttm wrote:
        > I've found that the updated Yahoo mail program that's replacing
        > Classic will not have some features that I really liked/loved:  a
        > variety of fonts from which to choose, and the "check all (mail)"
        > feature, which was wonderful when reviewing scads of search results,
        > or a whole box (in/sent/draft/etc), for example.
        >
        > And I already miss the rather 'caring' attitude of Yahoo of past
        > years. The present administration seems rather 'indifferent'.
        >
        > Also, not being electronically hip, what is a viewable difference
        > between this 'html' thing and Javascript, or do I need to know?  And
        > will we have to live with that     purple    fron now on?
        >
        > Hope to hear from someone/anyone.  I'm feeling I'm on a very much
        > appreciated 'sinking ship' ;-((
        >
        > FB


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      • Kenneth
        I m looking at compose for the newest Yahoo! Mail. I do see a variety of fonts from which to choose. And while I m not sure what you mean by check all
        Message 3 of 8 , May 14, 2013
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          I'm looking at compose for the newest Yahoo! Mail. I do see a variety of fonts from which to choose. And while I'm not sure what you mean by "check all (mail)", search seems to be working fine too. Search gives you a results screen for matching email from all folders and then allows you to filter those results down to specific senders, dates, folders, status (unread, replied, starred, forwarded), and attachment type.

          Kenneth

          --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, "fggybttm" <fggybttm@...> wrote:
          >
          > I've found that the updated Yahoo mail program that's replacing Classic will not have some features that I really liked/loved: a variety of fonts from which to choose, and the "check all (mail)" feature, which was wonderful when reviewing scads of search results, or a whole box (in/sent/draft/etc), for example.
          >
          > And I already miss the rather 'caring' attitude of Yahoo of past years. The present administration seems rather 'indifferent'.
          >
          > Also, not being electronically hip, what is a viewable difference between this 'html' thing and Javascript, or do I need to know? And will we have to live with that purple fron now on?
          >
          > Hope to hear from someone/anyone. I'm feeling I'm on a very much appreciated 'sinking ship' ;-((
          >
          > FB
          >
        • Jason M.
          New mail has a choice of 8 fonts.  I ve been on new mail (and the Beta version before that) since 2007 and have only dim memories of classic - did classic
          Message 4 of 8 , May 15, 2013
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            New mail has a choice of 8 fonts.  I've been on "new" mail (and the Beta version before that) since 2007 and have only dim memories of "classic" - did classic have more than 8 fonts?  When I was on classic (in the late '90s) I only ever used the default choice, which is Arial.  I also have a "check all" box feature on the current version of "New" - it's not labeled as such, but it does check all e-mails within a given folders with the push of a single button - but maybe there are still different versions of New going around?
             
            -Jason

            From: fggybttm <fggybttm@...>
            To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com
            Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 4:27 AM
            Subject: [Y-Mail] Hanging On to Classic For Dear Life

            I've found that the updated Yahoo mail program that's replacing Classic will not have some features that I really liked/loved:  a variety of fonts from which to choose, and the "check all (mail)" feature, which was wonderful when reviewing scads of search results, or a whole box (in/sent/draft/etc), for example.

            And I already miss the rather 'caring' attitude of Yahoo of past years. The present administration seems rather 'indifferent'.

            Also, not being electronically hip, what is a viewable difference between this 'html' thing and Javascript, or do I need to know?  And will we have to live with that    purple    fron now on?

            Hope to hear from someone/anyone.  I'm feeling I'm on a very much appreciated 'sinking ship' ;-((

            FB



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          • aprildancer3
            Yes Jason M. Classic does have more then 8 fonts. They have 10 fonts listed. I commonly use Verdana when I use the rich text mood. I am hanging on to MY
            Message 5 of 8 , May 18, 2013
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              Yes Jason M. Classic does have more then 8 fonts. They have 10 fonts listed. I commonly use Verdana when I use the rich text mood.

              I am hanging on to MY Classic for dearest life. A fat lot of good it will do.

              My hunt for a descant replacement email provider for Classic has not gone well. Looks at mail.com. That is one BAD email UGH!. Gmail is 'ok'. But man I feel like it's suck a down grade. The Classic Mail is still far and the away the best email version out there.

              When yah(ell) kills Classic, there is NO DAMN way anyone can put them on a top 10 or 100 list of best email services.

              I still might try a zoho account. But from everything I read. It's seriously directed at the small businesses users and the like.

              There is so little to choose from out there. :(

              IF ANYONE FROM YAHOO DOES READ THIS GROUP FROM TIME TO TIME.

              PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE! LET SOMEONE BUY OUR GROUPS FROM YOU. THEN .. GO OUT OF BUSINESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

              And yes.. I sooo... wish they would. The would and the internet would be a far better place.

              Sherry. (very very unhappy)
              PS. I am at the point where I would pay a small fee to keep Classic.
              Better then getting stuck a newer lesser email service. :(

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            • KR
              I still might try a zoho account. Sherry. What s Zoho? Is it an email provider?
              Message 6 of 8 , May 18, 2013
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                I still might try a zoho account.
                Sherry.

                What's Zoho? Is it an email provider?

              • adeomus ********
                amen, sherry ! adds That is the way , he said. But there are no stairs , I cried. You must throw yourself in , he replied. There is no other way. --
                Message 7 of 8 , May 18, 2013
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                  amen, sherry !

                  adds

                  "That is the way", he said. "But there are no stairs", I cried.
                  "You must throw yourself in", he replied. 'There is no other way. "

                  -- George MacDonald















                  --- On Sat, 5/18/13, aprildancer3 <aprildancer3@...> wrote:

                  From: aprildancer3 <aprildancer3@...>
                  Subject: [Y-Mail] Re: Hanging On to Classic For Dear Life
                  To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com
                  Received: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 1:54 PM

                  Yes Jason M. Classic does have more then 8 fonts. They have 10 fonts listed. I commonly use Verdana when I use the rich text mood. 

                  I am hanging on to MY Classic for dearest life. A fat lot of good it will do.

                  My hunt for a descant replacement email provider for Classic has not gone well. Looks at mail.com. That is one BAD email UGH!. Gmail is 'ok'. But man I feel like it's suck a down grade. The Classic Mail is still far and the away the best email version out there.

                  When yah(ell) kills Classic, there is NO DAMN way anyone can put them on a top 10 or 100 list of best email services. 

                  I still might try a zoho account. But from everything I read. It's seriously directed at the small businesses users and the like.

                  There is so little to choose from out there. :(

                  IF ANYONE FROM YAHOO DOES READ THIS GROUP FROM TIME TO TIME.

                  PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE! LET SOMEONE BUY OUR GROUPS FROM YOU. THEN .. GO OUT OF BUSINESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                  And yes.. I sooo... wish they would. The would and the internet would be a far better place.

                  Sherry. (very very unhappy)
                  PS. I am at the point where I would pay a small fee to keep Classic.
                  Better then getting stuck a newer lesser email service. :(

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