Re: Filename guarantees

2002-01-18 11:26:09
On January 17, 2002 at 15:37, J C Lawrence wrote:

On Thu, 17 Jan 2002 09:41:05 -0800 
Earl Hood <ehood(_at_)hydra(_dot_)acs(_dot_)uci(_dot_)edu> wrote:

The only major change that might occur is changing from a numeric
system of identifying messages to using message-ids.  I.e.  The
filenames would be the message-id of the message.  This would
allow links to not go stale, or change, if an archive is

Umm, err, ooooo!  Please!  Pretty please!  Please sir!

FYI, message annotations are stored by using the message-id.  It
has the nice side-effect that if you re-create an archive, annotations
for messages are preserved.


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