Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] Pyramids in mono/bulk

  • FromJoshua Kronengold <mneme@xxxxxx>
  • DateThu, 26 Feb 2009 12:55:04 -0600
Marc Hartstein writes:
>Lack of search a search box on the mailman archive page does strike me
>as an annoying 'feature' of mailman.  It shouldn't be too hard to
>implement; I wonder if they've done so already.

There certainly are mailman installations with a search box (my
dreamhost mailman installations have it, though it only gets reindexed
periodically (maybe as bad as monthly?)).

>I similarly find the
>inability to download the *entire* archive in a single tarball to be
>frustrating; I can easily write a script to download all the monthlies,
>but I shouldn't have to.

*nod* very annoying.  Switching to annual archives helps a bit, but...

>There's definitely a lot of room for improvement for mailman's web
>interface; particularly in how it could be helpful to giving a new
>participant access to the archives in a useful format as described
>above. Anybody know if mailman is still under active development?

Google says yes.

Ok, actually http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman/index.html says yes,

The latest stable Mailman was released on 2/23/2009.

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