[Mailman-Users] Re: HTDIG patches! Arghh!

Paul H Byerly paul at thcwd.com
Tue Jun 3 04:29:38 CEST 2003

Richard Barrett wrote:
>I have been publishing and maintaining patches to integrate
>  htdig search with MM since MM 2.0.6 and none of the MM support lists use
>  the facility. When I asked thru this list how many people used the patches
>  I got 3 replies; so obviously not many sites need searchable Mailman 
> archives.
>  All users please note that MM 2.1.3 is the last version of MM for which I
>  shall be publishing revisions of the #444884 patch. I will make one last
>  effort to publish a generic version of the htdig integration patch which
>  provides a framework for integrating other search engiones. Then I give up.
>  Life is too short to continue pushing this particular rope uphill.

      I have not done it yet, but it's on my list of things to do before I 
transfer my lists.  If you apply the "one response equals 50 actually 
users" rule it's not too bad.

and Mark said:
>  I've said it before (recently) and I'll say it again - these patches should
>be integrated into the main Mailman tree.  They are That Good.

      I'll second that.

<>< Paul 

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