[Mailman-Developers] Patch for Mail Archive mirroring

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Fri May 13 01:17:31 CEST 2005

On Tue, 2005-05-03 at 06:47, Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen wrote:

> I wonder if adding a layer of indirection here would help with these
> considerations.
> 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.

My idea of having a framework in Mailman wouldn't preclude this, and it
would give list owners the option of picking a specific archiver
(because of compliance with whatever policies they care about), or just
let the meta-archiver choose.


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