[Mailman-Users] Archives and bad timestamps

G. Armour Van Horn vanhorn at whidbey.com
Sat Aug 12 04:47:07 CEST 2006

I've just noticed that one of the lists I'm moderating shows messages 
from next Monday in the private archive. The last message is timestamped 
for 8:08 (Pacific, +0700) on 14 Aug, but was actually distributed by 
Mailman at 08:51 on 11 Aug.

Unfortunately, the archive seems to be ordered by timestamp rather than 
the time the message hit the server, which leads to some odd sequences 
of messages. It also makes me really wonder about messages that have 
timestamps that are not in the current month and where they will be 
archived. Will they show up in the archive for the month they were 
timestamped, when that month is archived?

There doesn't seem to be an option for archive sequence in the admin 
pages, is there an option at the shell level to use the transit time 
instead of the original timestamp? Should there be?


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