Break up mailing list archive by months

Martin Pool mbp at
Fri Jul 28 09:16:55 BST 2006

On 28/07/2006, at 3:55 PM, Matthew D. Fuller wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 27, 2006 at 04:04:08PM -0500 I heard the voice of
> John Arbash Meinel, and lo! it spake thus:
>> Which requests that we split the mailing list archive by month,
>> instead of by quarter.
> A negative to this is that it breaks up threads that cross a month
> boundary (of course, the current breaks them across a quarter, but
> there're a lot fewer of those).  It makes it a little more annoying
> checking on or referring to old discussions via the web.

Actually now I recall that was the main reason why I made it  
quarterly originally - the  pages are larger, but as you say there  
are less interruptions from crossing month boundaries.  The original  
reporter might be better off reading through instead?


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