[Mailman-Users] Host won't upgrade, what are my options?

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Nov 2 20:43:19 CET 2005

Brad Knowles wrote:

>At 11:51 PM -0500 2005-11-01, Sam Santos wrote:
>>  Unfortunately, I don't have access to the mailman installation... at least
>>  not as far as I can tell (warning: I'm fairly new to this side of things).
>>  Is there any hope for my archives at all?
>	You may be able to grab the "cooked" text format archives, modify 
>them to look more like proper 7th edtion "mbox" format raw source 
>archives, and then import them into your new mailing at your new 
>provider.  Or, your new provider may be able to do that for you.
>	But otherwise, there's not much you can do without being able to 
>get access to the source archive mbox files.

You can always get the source archive mbox file for a list (asssuming
there is one) via a URL similar to


regardless of whether or not there is a public link to it. It does
require authorization even if the archive is public.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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