[Mailman-Users] Exporting archives to a text file

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Wed Apr 25 05:08:49 CEST 2012

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 2:20 AM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

>>I forget, have headers been cleaned out?
> No, The LISTNAME.mbox file contains the entire message. Some
> headers may have been removed by pipeline handlers [...], but [...]
> Received: headers are still there.
> If you want a fairly sanitized mailbox with most non-essential headers
> removed, you can always concatenate the periodic .txt (or .txt.gz, but
> you can't directly concatenate those) files, or you can just keep
> those files and nuke the rest of the pipermail structure for the
> unwanted periods.

"Just keep those files" and configure Namazu to index them sounds like
the best idea yet.  Although they'll cut the thread (but ISTR the
pipermail archive does too), that localizes search results (and uses
bandwidth!) better than using the whole mbox.

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