[Mailman-Users] Moving archives (from L-Soft LISTSERV toMailman)

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Aug 4 03:47:08 CEST 2006

Dewhirst, Rob wrote:
>The faq's quoted in this thread are good starting points but not
>complete. You will need to do some fine tuning of the resulting .mbox
>file.  In particular, listserv manages dates in its archives
>independently.  Over five years of LISTSERV archives I had mail from
>1967 to 2098, thanks to bad clocks on email senders.

Once you have a .mbox file, it is a good idea to process it with
bin/cleanarch to do some cleanup on From_ lines, escaping those that
fail various tests on real, message separating From_ lines. It doesn't
help with bogus dates though.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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