[Mailman-Developers] Patch for Mail Archive mirroring
Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
larsi at gnus.org
Tue May 3 12:47:38 CEST 2005
"Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
> ... if Mailman is going to endorse services that way. I don't really
> think it's a good idea in principle, though. What happens if The Mail
> Archive goes away or goes proprietary? What are people going to think
> if The Mail Archive's maintainers hire Barry or Brad? Etc, etc.
(Disclosure: I'm the other archiving service, Gmane.)
I wonder if adding a layer of indirection here would help with these
That is -- Mailman could have a box saying "archive using external
archivers" (without saying which external archivers) that list admins
could tick/untick that resulted in a message being sent to a
meta-archival site. This meta-archival site would then have a list of
external archivers that be notified about the mailing list.
This meta-archive would be run by a third party, and would de-list
any archivers that are naughty.
(domestic pets only, the antidote for overdose, milk.)
larsi at gnus.org * Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
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