[Mailman-Developers] Making the list archive URL configurable

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Fri, 12 Oct 2001 17:48:06 -0400

>>>>> "MM" == Marc MERLIN <marc_news@valinux.com> writes:

    MM> In my case probably not, but I can see it as better if list
    MM> specific (some list admins subscribe their list to an external
    MM> archiver and would like to point mailman's archives for their
    MM> list to it)
    >> The RTTD is probably to make PUBLIC_ARCHIVE_URL a template
    >> string, into which the list name will be interpolated, and then
    >> change things so they use GetBaseArchiveURL() consistently.
    >> That way you could just set PUBLIC_ARCHIVE_URL to
    >> "http://www.geocrawler.com/redir-sf.php3?list=%(listname)s" in
    >> mm_cfg.py and be done with it.

    MM> In my specific case *right*now*, that would be enough
    MM> (afterall, that's what I did with my patch). In a more generic
    MM> case, per list would be better :-)

As always, I'm worried about giving list admins too many knobs to
twiddle.  So we'll leave it as a per-site configuration until the
deluge of requests come in. :)