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Indexing and searching (was Re: public vs. private replies)
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 1995 18:15:40 EST
From: "Christopher J. Tengi" <[email protected]>
You may want to take a look at glimpse and harvest. Here are some useful URLs
Both very good systems. Harvest is probably overkill. Glimpse is nice,
but I don't know if it handles mail archives (unless they are
> In article <[email protected]>,
> L. McCarthy <[email protected]> wrote:
> >Tim May writes:
> >> In my opinion, having personal access
> >> to past posts is several orders of magnitude more important than
> >> having MIDI-MIME JPEG-II TeX players [...]
> >It takes more disk space from one's personal quota, though (for those who
> >suffer under such restrictions). :[
> All posts to cypherpunks since June '94 are available by ftp from
> ftp.hks.net:/cypherpunks/nntp/cypherpunks. They are also available
> via nntp from nntp.hks.net:hks.lists.cypherpunks.
> I'd be glad to put a search engine of some sort on them, either by
> Web or by mailserver, if someone can suggest a reasonable way to index
> the whole lot.
There used to be a WAIS index of cypherpunks on mariposa, but it doesn't
seem to work now.
WAIS indexing mail archives is pretty easy.
- Jonny G