[clug-talk] CLUG-talk traffic & archives

Shawn sgrover at open2space.com
Fri May 26 16:03:00 PDT 2006


On Friday 26 May 2006 10:20, Mark Carlson wrote:
> On 5/26/06, Ian Bruseker <ian.bruseker at gmail.com> wrote:
> > p.p.s. <threadjack> Has anyone noticed more posts here lately have
> > been about how to use Google than about how to use Linux?  Just
> > sayin'.  And yes, I realize I've just contributed to that. :-)
> > </threadjack>
>
> So as not to jack another thread, I would like to say that yes, I have
> noticed mroe traffic on the list.  You can see it for yourself here:
> http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.org.user-groups.linux.calgary.general
>
> I realize that sending an email about traffic on an email list is
> somewhat silly, so I would also like to add the following:
>
> I know that the "official" clug-talk archives are at
> http://clug.ca/pipermail/clug-talk_clug.ca/ .  I'm kindof a newb to
> mailing lists in general, is there a way to search these without
> downloading them?  Alternately, I have found gmane.org a decent place
> for searching and browsing (via news://) the clug-talk archives, but I
> don't know if it gets all of the mail...

The clug-talk archives are indexed by Google...  So, if you were to apply the 
site restriction feature of a google search (something like  
"mysearchphrase +site:http://clug.ca/pipermail/clug-talk_clug.ca/ ", you 
should end up searching the archives....

Shawn




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