[Mailman-Developers] Re: [Zest-devel] Re: Pipermail replacement? Zest!

David Champion dgc@uchicago.edu
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 11:26:11 -0600

On 2002.02.26, in <20020226121728.49429@scfn.thpl.lib.fl.us>,
	"Jay R. Ashworth" <jra@baylink.com> wrote:
> Searching doesn't belong inside of a list archiver that has a web
> interface -- why do the same work twice?  There are half a dozen or
> more web search engine packages which can be pointed at that interface,
> right?

Sure it does. No web search engines have access to my list server's
private list archives, and none will. That's an implied promise to my
list admins and their subscribers. Those lists are private, and having a
search engine index them gives nonsubscribers a point of access, whether
or not they can open up the original list server's presentation of the
archive. But subscribers should still have the ability to search the
lists they're subscribed to.

 -D.	dgc@uchicago.edu	NSIT	University of Chicago