Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 6, No. 0957. Monday, 11 December 1995.
Date: Monday, December 12, 1995
Subject: SHAKSPER's Move to Bowie State University
SHAKSPER's long awaited -- at least, long awaited by me; I've had to be patient
about budgets, purchases, domain name changes, name servers, and so on and so
on -- will occur at the end of this week. I expect that Wednesday will be the
last day that you will receive digests from the University of Toronto address.
We will then be dark for a few days (perhaps up to a week) before SHAKSPER will
You will then receive a message from me when all is functioning properly. After
you receive the message from me that announces that the move is complete, you
please hold your submissions so that they do not get lost in the move. I'll
the time being, but that too will be changing in the near future. At the
appropriate time, I'll inform you of my new address.
Also, please note that the new LISTSERV address for SHAKSPER will be
As a result of the move, I'll be mounting in the coming weeks revised copies of
the New Member Package Files, some parts of which I will circulate to the
membership for your information.
SHAKSPER's move to Bowie State is a significant one for me and for my
university. We have a technological mandate in our Mission Statement and are
currently undergoing a massive technological restructuring. SHAKSPER will be
running on a SUN work station under UNIX, something that I do not anticipate
will result in any noticeable changes other than perhaps a faster turn around
time for requests from LISTSERV.
Finally, we owe a great debt of thanks to the University of Toronto for being
our hosts since SHAKSPER's birth in July 1990 with especial thanks to Steve
Younker, the UofT LISTSERV Manager, who so graciously has put up with me over
the past four years.