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Re: need keyword search of Jigsaw mail archive (fwd)

From: Joseph M. Futrelle <futrelle@ncsa.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 1997 15:00:43 -0500 (CDT)
Message-Id: <199706112000.PAA17414@pecos.ncsa.uiuc.edu>
To: www-jigsaw@w3.org
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> On Thu, 5 Jun 1997, Budd, Sinclair wrote:
> >  The mailing archive  for Jigsaw has become very big.
> > 
> > Searching for a particular item is now not feasable
> > by a simple scan thru all the mailings.
> > 
> > I know that the priority on this matter is low,
> > and time spent on jigsaw might be better spent
> > than on the producing a keyword search of the list
> > but in the long term it would help a lot.
> What about server side resource for a mailing list that would present a
> nice view of it and would allow some goodies. I can think of some ideas
> 1) Sorting by subject/author/date/date-range/etc
> 2) Filtering by body/subject/author. This would allow only to see Anselm's
> replys for example.
> 3) checking the articles that arrived after you checked the archive last
> time (using cookies on client browser)
> Does anybody else have a good idea of what they want? It could be a great
> example of Jigsaw use. One could probably even use that as in interface to
> personal mailing lists at home.... :-}
> I would be interested to implement that (time allowing) if a good
> specification could be developed. (not my strongest point)
> Regards,
>   Alex.

We've learned some lessons from our HyperNews project. 
Could be a source of ideas, requirements, specs.

Were we to continue developing HyperNews, it would be Jigsaw-based.

Joe Futrelle
Developer, Joule/Jigsaw Java/HTTP
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
(217) 265-0296
Received on Wednesday, 11 June 1997 16:00:50 UTC

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