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Jerry,

The answer to your question is, no there is not a limit on how many (certainly more than 50) contacts can be in a group. My first thought is to be sure you are running a more current copy of Thunderbird, at least 5.0, that's what I use. Thunderbird 6.0 does not support the current version of Lightning, the calendar plug in.

If you are synchronizing your contacts with another source, such as Google Mail, then the synchronization program may be the problem because the update on the other end does not work. I have had that happen several times.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


On 9/9/2011 9:30 AM, Bob Crothers wrote:
Jerry,

I run several groups with differing levels of activity, all using Google
Groups:http://groups.google.com/

It is easy and it's free! Not suitable for Midrange.com, but for a list of
a couple hundred it is great!

Bob Crothers
www.BJsBariatrics.Com
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miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.”
- Michelangelo


On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 10:13 AM, Jerry C. Adams<midrange@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I maintain a mailing list for my old high school class in Thunderbird. My
> ISP considers any email with> fifty [50] CC: and BCC: entries to be spam
> so
> I broke the list down into several groups.
>
>
>
> When we find an old alum, I add them as a contact and then try to copy them
> to one of the groups (I have four [4] so far). Occasionally, though, even
> though it looks like the contact was copied to the seledcted group (no
> error
> messages), the contact does*not* get added. So Itry another group and the
> copy usually works - eventually.
>
>
>
> I was just wondering if TBird has a limit to the number of contacts that
> can
> be part of a group? I keep the list at home and am at work right now, so I
> can't count the number of contacts in each group until this weekend.
>
>
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
> Jerry C. Adams
>
> IBM i Programmer/Analyst
>
> The secret for long life is don't smoke, don't drink, and don't eat too
> much. The secret of happisness is - ignore the previous secret.
>
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