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On Aug 8, 2007, at 1:04 AM, Dale Newfield wrote:
Jeff Breidenbach wrote:
5.85 million messages
That's 0.03% if you count all the messages. It is 0.008% if you discard the top three offenders, all of which I have contacted.
I'd say that's a strong argument for just using the Message-ID and simplifying this tremendously...
...Barry, do you disagree?
No, I'm convinced. Apologies for taking so long to respond. The
code in the Mailman 3.0 branch has been updated to use only the
Message-ID. I still think the base32-encoded sha1 hash is a good
user-friendlier option but of course and that archivers should accept
One question: should the angle brackets on the Message-ID be part of
the hash or not? I think they should, or IOW, the entire value of
the Message-ID header is taken as the hash, though they should be
stripped off if using the Message-ID in any kind of archive query.
I'm open to suggestions though... comments?
(It can still be a base32 encoded SHA hash it to make it less user
The wiki is down at the moment (I have a issue opened on the support
tracker about that). When it comes up, I'll update the page.
Thanks everyone for a very good thread, and especially for Jeff for
doing the analysis on real data.