[GRASSLIST:1678] Re: Mailing List Archive

mdeneen at japple.org mdeneen at japple.org
Tue Nov 4 13:19:02 EST 2003

On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, Ed Davison wrote:

> On Tue, 2003-11-04 at 09:12, Stephan Eickschen wrote:
> > > How much data is there in total to be saved.
> > > Even if we cannot find somebody to host it yet,
> > > we might at least save the current archive in a state that
> > > is easy to reconstruct once we find someone to host it again. :)
> > 53Mbyte uncompressed Unix mail file, gzipped 12.5Mbyte...
> Not sure that I understand this. I thought that there was a web page
> involved here.  
> If it is just a matter of saving the mail and accumulating the messages
> that come in I might be able to help.
> But, if there is web page involved than I do not think I can offer any
> help as I do not have a web server that is available for the archive.
> Can you explain how this archive works so we can understand the process
> to better evaluate possible resources?

To quote marc.theaimsgroup.com, 

"If you can include pointers to existing list archives or some other way 
for us to get our hands on old messages, we'll back-fill our database when 
we add the list, so it'll start out with some history."

They archive all of the *BSD, KDE, Apache, Postgresql, OpenSSL and Samba  
mailing lists.


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