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Re: [Administrivia] URI's for listserv messages?

From: Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 11:31:41 +0100
Cc: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3120DCCC-F3F7-4491-A4BD-155360FCB72D@deri.org>
To: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@FEW.VU.NL>
Thanks, Antoine. That helps a lot, actually.

Now I just need an email client that displays archived-At or X-Archived-At. (Mail.app doesn't show that in long headers or when I export as .eml; I'll see about reporting this to Apple as a bug.)

If anyone has a mail client to recommend for this purpose, please email me offlist!

:) -Jodi

On 3 Sep 2010, at 10:57, Antoine Isaac wrote:

> Hi Jodi,
>> Is it possible to have URI's for listserv messages appended to the messages themselves? I find frequently myself going to the listserv archives page, solely in order to get an identifer/link for a message.
> I forwarded your request to our (great) W3C support person, Coralie Mercier, and here is the answer I got. There's no miracle, but the solution she proposed does part of the trick. Your message was for example http://www.w3.org/mid/28F57B2C-9F45-4175-BD62-BECECBCDD696@deri.org  ...
> Antoine
> ------
> No, this is not easily feasible.
> However, messages that are sent from a mailing list bear the dedicated header Archived-At, or X-Archived-At, followed by a URI that resolves to the mail archive page of that message. It is of the form <http://www.w3.org/mid/mailidentification@machineidentification>.
> I hope this is good enough for this person.
> What I did myself for my own similar purposes, is to ask my MUA to reveal the Archived-At header, or the X-Archived-At header and when a messages comes from a list, I have a quick link to its archive directly in the section that shows all the headers of my MUA.
> Coralie
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