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RE: "Search of the Archives.."



At 5:48 PM -0500 6/22/05, John Best wrote:

>In my few ventures into the "Search of the Archives" I too also seem to
>realize I cannot find what I am looking for either. I think some of the
>issue is that it appears there is no way to limit the search to a
>particular month

View that month's posts, and then search.

>or set of months in the archives..

That I think one cannot do.

>Plus as noted previously, the indexing on the newer issues just does not
>seem to be there. I repeated the search using the list search function and
>obtained similar/identical results Everything was from 2003 or 2004 at the
>latest... I find that searches through my own emailseem the most reliable
>but due to storage and the volume of mail I only keep about 3-4 weeks
>worth active...

As I use an old Eudora that uses mbox format, my files don't take up much
space and I can afford to keep everything.  If I used separate file per
message, I'd surely think otherwise.

>Seems like the mailman or what ever tools is being used to
>perform the archive/search may need to be looked at...

Fer sher.
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