[Mailman-Users] Requirements for a new archiver
doug at psy.uwa.edu.au
Mon Oct 27 14:29:50 CET 2003
On Mon, 27 Oct 2003, Iain Bapty wrote:
> Functional Requirements
> The archive component should
> 1. store email discussions.
> 2. integrate with Mailman.
> 3. provide a web-based interface to those email-discussions.
> 4. provide an interface that threads discussions by their content. (ZEST)
> 5. provide an interface that threads discussions by e-mail replies.
> 6. allow for full-text searching of the archives.
> 7. allow for filtering by date, author, and/or topic.
> 8. be MIME aware.
> 9. allow archives to be set as public or private.
> 10. allow posts to be added, deleted, and modified through web interface.
> 11. allow archives to be locked to prevent modification.
> 12. allow postings to be emailed.
> 13. allow postings to be referenced externally.
> Which of the functional requirements, 6 to 13, do you feel are the most
6 7 10 9 in that order. Also be nice to have the format of the
archive to be easily customised using templates (which
would include style sheet/sheets). This way a list owner
could easily make the archives look good - which can't be said
of a lot of archiving systems around now.
good luck with it,
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