[Mailman-Developers] Wishlist: GUI reader

Greg Ward gward@python.net
Thu Nov 14 21:35:51 2002

On 12 November 2002, Jeff da Goofrider said:
> Is there any exisiting effort in making a GUI reader
> for Mailman? Kinda like a Usenet offline newsreader, a
> GUI Mailman reader can download the GZ archives, cache
> them, and then allow a user to read and search the
> lists offline.

Sure, it's called "your mail reader".  Mailman's archives are stored in
mbox format, which is the bog-standard format for Unix mailboxes.  As
long as the Mailman server in question lets you download the mbox
archive, you're in business.

Greg Ward <gward@python.net>                         http://www.gerg.ca/
I had a ploughman's lunch the other day.  He wasn't very happy.

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