[OS X TeX] gmane archives out of date.
Gary L. Gray
gray at engr.psu.edu
Mon Jul 7 20:14:10 EDT 2008
On Jul 7, 2008, at 7:49 PM, Owen Densmore wrote:
> On Jul 7, 2008, at 5:27 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>> Please don't hijack existing threads -- see the "List Reminders and
>> Etiquette" link in the footer of this message.
> Yikes! Not sure how I hijacked an existing thread. Is there a "os x
> tex gmane" thread? Anyway, sorry!
>> On Jul 7, 2008, at 5:42 PM, Owen Densmore wrote:
>>> The gmane archive is not keeping up with the list .. last entry I
>>> see is 14 June. I'd like to search the archives before asking a
>>> question that's likely been answered already! The mailman
>>> archives aren't easily searchable.
>> Thank you for noticing that. I just checked and I see that the
>> address for gmane had been blocked due to excessive bouncing. I
>> have unblocked it, though I have no idea why it would have
>> excessively bounced and I also have no idea how to get the missing
>> messages into the gmane archive. If someone knows how to do this,
>> please let me know. It would be nice to have the missing messages
>>> BTW: our group has found nabble a better overall list archive, and
>>> we're changing our existing gmane archives there. Both isn't a
>>> bad idea either, redundancy is useful.
>> What is it you prefer about Nabble over gmane? Can I move gmane
>> archives to Nabble?
> It may be a matter of taste: they have a very clean layout, they are
> a bit more "modern" than gmane (you can embed your archive into your
> own web site, for example), they try to present a Forum experience,
> good RSS support, child/parent lists, and they're now working on a
> newer version, Nabble 2, including many requests from their users.
> Lots of info here:
> I don't know if they can move gmane archives. I did ask them (support at nabble.com
> ) about putting some of our mailman archives into nabble, and they
> asked for the "mbox" file to be uploaded. I didn't follow up, but I
> do know they try to upload old archive content if at all possible.
Thanks -- I will look into it later this year (professional stuff is
getting in the way of everything).
I think I can generate an mbox with all of the postings to the list
since its inception, so that would be a possibility.
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