Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 00:04:22 +0200 From: Tomas Hoger <thoger@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: list archive Hi Alexander! On Wed, 25 May 2011 21:33:29 +0400 Solar Designer wrote: > abc and I have enhanced the official/local archive of oss-security > today (as well as of other Openwall-hosted mailing lists): > > http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/ > > Now these have month and day index pages with message Subjects and > Froms on them (finally). This certainly is a nice enhancement, that makes it a lot easier to find specific mail in the web archive. > Suggestions/votes for further enhancements are welcome (we have a > to-do list for blists internally, but we're unsure of what to work on > next). Thread view is what other archive managers tend to provide. It's usually more convenient for navigating through longer / more complex threads than only thread-prev / thread-next. Most archive managers split archive on the month boundary, which breaks threads view, but, guessing from what you've written, it seems blists should not suffer form such problem. For oss-security, there's also a gmane hosted archive which already offers a rather nice thread view. It also provides short links to views that only show specific thread, with option to focus on a particular post. I'd expect you don't plan to compete with gmane feature set, but there surely is some inspiration to be found there if you're after ideas. -- Tomas Hoger
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