[Mailman-Users] Extract or dump of subscribers from mailman?

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Feb 10 00:05:35 CET 2004

On Mon, 2004-02-09 at 10:51, Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 3:31 PM +0100 2004/02/09, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> >>  Searchable Archives:
> >>    http://www.mail-archive.com/mailman-users%40python.org/
> >
> >  Unfortunately, the link to the maillists on www.lists.org doesn't point to
> >  that archive. Wouldn't it be much better to change that link to point to a
> >  searchable archive instead of having users subscribe to the list because
> >  they can't search for an answer?
> 	Yeah, we should ask Barry to get that part of the page updated.
> 	Sorry, I thought that link was already there.
> >  Hm, looking at
> >  http://www.mail-archive.com/mailman-users%40python.org/
> >  I see that this archive is somewhat slow, it doesn't contain any messages
> >  newer than Feb 06 and a search produces an htdig error.
> 	I can confirm that there don't seem to be any messages there 
> newer than 6 Feb at the moment, but I don't get an htdig error when I 
> search.

www.mail-archive.com also gives me an htdig error.

> 	An alternative solution is to use Google, and add one of the 
> following tags to what you're searching for:
> 		inurl:www.mail-archive.com/mailman-users%40python.org/
> 		inurl:mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/
> 	That way, you can search just about any archive of any public 
> mailing list, even if they don't have a separate search engine.

What about pointing people to gmane?  They have a nice little search box
at the bottom of the page.



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