|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Website Updates
|On Fri, Nov 16, 2007 at 04:52:45PM -0500, Kevin Mark wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 16, 2007 at 03:24:40PM -0500, Ron Guerin wrote:
> > Kevin Mark wrote:
> > > On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 06:32:01PM -0500, Ruben Safir wrote:
> > >> I'm busy rewriting a lot of the functionality of the NYLXS and the Freeom-IT
> > >> websites. It's been a bit longer to do that I thought, much because of the
> > >> first step is parsing all the old mail boxes I have and pulling out all the
> > >> HANGOUT mailings to store in a database. This is well over 700,000 lines of
> > >> data (thanks for the binaries in the mail guys!).
> > >>
> > >> This makes testing go slower than I'd like and the large sample is important
> > >> for the purpose of shaking out my regex routines on the From lines in the
> > >> mboxes.
> > > Whats the problem with parsing email from mail boxes into a database?
> > I can think of one. Speaking from pain of experience, you need to
> > maintain the same level of privacy that your posters expected when they
> > posted to the list. That's possibly going to be a problem when the
> > expectations on this list in regard to an archive were pretty restrictive.
> > Oh! Make that two. You need to honor the "X-No-Archive: yes" headers
> > unless you had a stated policy about not honoring it. We no longer
> > honor it on nylug-talk, and I know we lost one fairly active list member
> > who left after we announced that.
> > - Ron
> Hmm. ok. But Ruben didn't specify any additional parameters other than
> just getting it into a DB.
> ps. cool that you made a smaller video of the talk available this time ;-)
How do you like the upgrade now Kevin?
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