[Python-Dev] Archive flooding

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Aug 27 22:05:35 EDT 2003

On Wed, 2003-08-27 at 16:59, Terry Reedy wrote:
> In the past 24 hours, gmane.comp.python.devel was flooded with about
> 20000 py-dev posts from the last 3 years.  (Is this the whole
> archive?)   Fortunately, they had the original posting dates so
> current stuff could be sorted out and the rest 'catchup'ed away.
> Just curious -- did these come from or go to the mailing list (and
> people mailboxes) also?  (If the latter, a plus for the news gateway.)
> Is this an effect of the current virus storm or just a strange
> coincidence?

Over in list-owners there was a request to Gmane-ify all our public
lists that weren't currently archived over there.  There was general
consensus that this was a good thing, so I guess the process has
started.  I'm sure these came from the lists' .mbox archive files.


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