[Mailman-Users] Huge duplication of posts
Barry A. Warsaw
barry at digicool.com
Wed Nov 22 00:23:33 CET 2000
>>>>> "CVR" == Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui at plaidworks.com> writes:
CVR> It's likely to happen after things like ahrdware upgrades,
CVR> really significant software upgrades, and hardware
CVR> failures. any time they have to rebuild their databases,
CVR> you're hosed.
CVR> Mixed blessing -- lots of overhead for very occasional acts
CVR> of chaos -- and the dataset you need to keep can get huge.
So, is there an 80/20 rule we can adopt? Is the `catchup' button
enough or do we need more? I'm not psyched to burn tons of space
holding data that may never be used. Then again, if the message-id
database is more generally useful, we can perhaps piggyback the nntp
status on top of that.
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