[Mailman-Users] Sequence numbers
Barry A. Warsaw
bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Thu Jan 7 00:44:22 CET 1999
>>>>> "KM" == Ken Manheimer <klm at cnri.reston.va.us> writes:
KM> In fact, a new attribute isn't needed - maillists already
KM> maintain a data member, 'post_id', that's incremented with
KM> every posting to a list.
Thanks Ken, I'd forgotten about that!
KM> Note that since it's a float, to allow
KM> for large numbers, you'll probably want to use something like:
KM> to allow for as large floats as there could be, and pull off
KM> the 'L' at the end of the string representation.
Wow! That's gotta be one popular list! And I thought I had a problem
with 1000 messages in my Inbox. :-)
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