We’ve also been examining the code and the underlying systems.
Some code is being refurbished, and some will need to be more fully rewritten to add the layers of security needed in this day and age.
You can now search for people and view information as you did in the past; but for now, we cannot accept new uploads or modifications to existing GEDCOM files.
We expect to add this additional functionality in the coming weeks.
Thank you for your patience as we continue to bring these features back online.
Update: January 25, 2018 We have taken the Roots Web Mail system offline for the next few weeks so that we can upgrade the Mailman system.
The ability to upload new GEDCOM files will be available in the coming months.
Mailing Lists: Mailing Lists have been functioning as normal, but the archives have been unavailable.
This is an interim step while we continue to evaluate the potential for bringing more of the Roots Web services back online in a more complete manner.As of today, the Roots Web mailing lists are now available to use, meaning you can now send and receive email on Roots Web email lists just like you used to in the past.In addition to making the site more secure, we’ve upgraded our backend system to provide an easier-to-use interface to manage your email list subscriptions.Also, here are answers to a few questions we’ve heard from the community: Why is this taking so long?Roots Web has many terabytes of data uploaded by users across its various features.