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Re: mailing list archives
- To: Greg Ferguson <>,
- Subject: Re: mailing list archives
- From: Gregory Leblanc <>
- Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 11:31:25 -0800
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Greg Ferguson wrote:
> Currently the mailing list archives we have stored on the web site
> consume 48M of disk space (and growing). We've had a couple inquiries
> from the mirror site owners about possibly excluding these archives
> from the mirror process (doing so at this time would break a couple
> references from the mailinfo.html page).
> - Are the archives necessary on the mirror sites, or should they
> simply be referenced from the "master" site (www.linuxdoc.org)?
> Yes, it would be slower; but I'm trying to get a read on how
> much they are actually used.
> - Should we clean-up the archives we have; perhaps create an archive
> of the current archives(?!), which in turn would not be mirrored?
> Any thoughts/comments?
How are the archives stored at this point? I very rarely use the
archives, becuse I keep the relavent messages on my machine, and replies
tend to end up at the right place. Perhaps we could have a complete
archive at the master site, with only the latest 3 months or something
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