[Tutor] Introduction and ? re: searching the list's archives

Erik Price erikprice at mac.com
Sun Sep 28 13:59:15 EDT 2003

On Sunday, September 28, 2003, at 11:50  AM, Robert Lilly wrote:

> I know that many of the questions I will want to ask have probably 
> already
> been discussed. So I've downloaded the mbox archive so that I may 
> search
> through it before asking a question. However, I'm not sure what an 
> efficient
> means for searching it may be. Does anyone have any recommendations on 
> how
> to go about searching an mbox archive? I am working primarily under 
> Windows
> 2000, but I have Cygwin installed, so a *nix solution may be viable as 
> well.

Here is a Jython-based solution:


(Jython is a version of Python that is implemented in Java rather than 
C, and offers excellent integration with existing Java code.)


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