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A mailing list archive, or: a really geeky project

Hey folks,

In cruising around the web I've lately noticed a number of other mailing
lists with way-cool web based archiving. Posts to the list get
automatically converted to html, stored in the archive, and sorted with
cool thread indexing. There's nifty search features, forward/back links,
the whole bit.

I want one for Looper's Delight too! What we have now is manually generated
by me, which means it never gets updated, and you don't get any of those
other cool navigation features.

As I understand, these archives are being done with a freeware Perl program
called mhonarc, in combination with another program called glimpse for

So, any of you Unix and Perl experts want to take a crack at this? Seems to
me you might need to know a reasonable amount about how mail servers work
too. I briefly looked at the web pages though, and there seems to be plenty
of documentation and examples so I don't imagine it would be that
difficult. Here's the pages:


any volunteers? pretty-please?

remember: if it weren't for people pitching in to help out around here,
Looper's Delight would really suck. we need you!


Kim Flint                   | Looper's Delight
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