Post by Adam Post by Jeff Liebermann Post by Adam
But, I can't even "Log in to att.net and go to your email inbox."
If you can't login to <http://att.yahoo.com> you might have a typo
problem, wrong user name (use your full email address), or wrong
My DSL internet service started from PacBell (before Yahoo and AT&T).
I never went through Yahoo. So, why would Yahoo "suddenly" know about my
Incidentally, all my pacbell.net addresses still work.
As others have mentioned, AT&T outsourced its email to Yahoo long ago.
It's quite transparent to the user, but if you follow the tangled path
through nslookup, it goes through all the local historical names
(pacbell.net, sbcglobal.net, pbi.net, prodigy.net, ). Yahoo has
been quite good at allowing users to maintain their old email
addresses and not forcing them to change to yahoo.com addresses.
Post by Adam
"If it ain't broke, please don't fix it. Cuz, chances are you'll break it."
Sorry, but progress stops only for politicians. If you really wanted
things to remain exactly the same, without change, you would probably
be using dialup, picking up your email at the post office, doing math
on an abacus, and reading news on a teletype machine instead of a
computah. Sorry, but changes required by progress are inevitable.
Resistance is futile, you will be upgraded. You'll need to fix your
email settings and maybe learn how to use the login page. The world
will not change for you.
14 years ago:
I'm glad those days are over. Perhaps you should resurrect the web
site and continue the campaign?
Post by Adam
BTW, did you try clicking on that link to login?
It doesn't seem to take me to a login page.
Of course I did. It logged me in automagically using my Yahoo account
with a saved password. I just logged out, and now is says "Sign In"
near the upper right hand corner of the page.
You can also login with a pacbell.net account at:
Post by Adam
Again, it's kinda hard for a PacBell/non-Yahoo customer to login to Yahoo.
Something is missing here.
I'm not a paying Yahoo customer, although I do have a Yahoo email
account so that I can use the Yahoo Groups that they ruined last year.
I just logged into:
with my ancient pacbell.net email address. Works as expected.
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