Re: feedback on public archiving service

1998-04-13 11:59:53
On Fri, 10 Apr 1998 21:36:11 -0400 
jeff <jeff(_at_)alum(_dot_)mit(_dot_)edu> wrote:

Hi all, I am trying to get a MHonArc based public archiving service
off the ground.  The main goal is ease of use and ease of adding new
lists for archiving.

The site is at Let me know what you think!  Any
and all feedback is appreciated.

As a regular archive user: author indexes are *VERY* useful.  I was
surprised to see you didn't have them.  I'd also tend towards making
longer indexes.  I've largely settled on between 1,500 and 2,000
messages per index being a reasonable size that provides good thread
overview without breaking too many threads across index boundaries.


I was also very surprised (and dismayed as there was something I
wanted to look for on the redhat list) that you didn't provide a
search facility with something like Wilma...

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