[Mailman-Developers] Grackle archive framework

Barry Warsaw barry at list.org
Thu Feb 16 20:25:16 CET 2012

On Feb 16, 2012, at 11:40 PM, Aamir Khan wrote:

>I talked to people on #launchpad-dev, as suggested by barry to investigate
>about the possibility of using grackle as new archive framework for
>mailman. The project isn't functional yet. There are two parts, client and
>back-end service to store the messages. Client will hopefully be completed
>by end of next week.
>For backend-service implementation, i am also thinking to get involved
>during its development. They are planning to have cassandra based store for
>storing the messages. Any thoughts about which backend service would be
>ideal to store messages for mailman installations ?

On IRC, we talked about a storm + Python mailbox library based backend, with a
REST+JSON wsgi based application vending the data.  This would allow us to
integrate fairly easily with MM3 I think, and would possibly better enable
some of the archiver work being done by Terri and others.


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