ONElist Office

Sam Rushing recently came across some old photos he took, including this one, which is a panorama of the old ONElist building in Redwood City. It was taken in February, 2000, which was after we merged with eGroups and before we were acquired by Yahoo (and became Yahoo Groups). The office was a converted warehouse and had about 50 people in it. This photo doesn’t show all the cubicles behind the photographer, nor does it show the offices underneath. During the whirlwind that was ONElist, to my lasting regret, I never took any photos, so I especially appreciate Sam’s rediscovery.

The cardboard cutout, btw, is Sarah Michelle Geller, during her Buffy The Vampire Days. I never knew the story behind why that cutout was in the office.

Stitched Panorama


  1. I really really liked that office. :)

  2. Nice reminder. I loved OneList, MakeList, eGroups and even Yahoo! Groups so much that I made an open source web-based mailing list manager and started a software service with it at

  3. Joe Gross says:

    That was a great office with great people. Thanks for sharing!

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