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Philip Semanchuk philip at semanchuk.com
Thu Aug 18 19:21:02 CEST 2011


On Aug 18, 2011, at 1:10 PM, Peter Pearson wrote:

> On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 12:15:59 -0400, gene heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> [snip]
>> What is wrong with the mailing list only approach?
> 
> In the mailing-list approach, how do I search for prior discussions
> on a subject?  (I'm not particularly opposed to the mailing list,
> I'm just an NNTP follower worried about the uncertainties of change.)

I use a Google search like this:
site:mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/  banana

Although that has its own issues, as not all messages seem to make it to that list (or they have the X-No-Archive bit set?)


Cheers
P


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