[Mailman-Developers] Archives! Two neat demos from my GSoC students
terri at zone12.com
Wed Oct 27 18:12:29 CEST 2010
Barry Warsaw wrote:
> Do you want to integrate all of the archiver and search code into Mailman 3 or
> just some integration code? Despite the way Pipermail's always been bundled
> with Mailman 2, I'm not sure that's the most productive way to structure the
> project going forward. In fact, I'd like to split Pipermail out of the
> Mailman 3 bzr tree (and started to go down that path at one point) and MM3's
> architecture allows for much easier integration with external archivers (even
> multiple ones at the same time). So it might make sense to structure the
> Syster's archiver work as a separate project too.
Right now, the archiver demos just eat Mailman mbox files for lunch (in
theory they could be even integrated with a 2.1 installation) so
splitting should be easy from a technical standpoint.
But there's only a handful of developers working on this, and I think
the overhead, however small, is more than it's worth at the moment. So
maybe we could keep them integrated for now until it's more clearly a
win to split the tree off?
Mostly, I don't want my own project right now: I'm worried that I'd wind
up being a blocker on something due to limited time over the next 6
months. I mean, these demos were done in August and I'm just posting
them to the list now... We can revisit splitting it off when I have more
time or more help. :)
Meanwhile, I'll get in touch with Priya and Yian and see about copyright
assignment and getting those branches merged into somewhere appropriate
in the tree.
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