[Mailman-Developers] Re: 2006 archives already online!

Jay R. Ashworth jra@baylink.com
Tue, 1 May 2001 00:21:20 -0400

On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 11:46:16PM -0400, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
> >>>>> "BAW" == Barry A Warsaw <barry@digicool.com> writes:
>     BAW> So my proposal is to
>     BAW> - get rid of clobber_date as a list-specific variable
>     BAW> - add a site variable ARCHIVER_CLOBBER_DATE_POLICY which
>     BAW> - add a site variable ARCHIVER_ALLOWABLE_SANE_DATE_SKEW which
> Oh yeah, the defaults would be
> so if the message had a Date: header earlier or later than 90 days
> from now, it would get the header overridden.  Note that this munging
> happens before the message is handed to the archiver, and it occurs
> regardless of whether Pipermail or an external archiver handles it.
> The original Date: header will be put on X-Original-Date (does that
> need to be configurable?)

That sounds good to me, although, as someone noted, perhaps 90 days is
a bit long.  Did you pull that number out of your butt, or was there a
specific motivation for it?

- jra
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