[Coco] forum/list archive threads

Bob Devries devries.bob at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 21:24:45 EDT 2009

Good work, Roger.

Somewhere in my archives, I believe I have earlier Princeton posts. Sadly 
it'll have to wait until my return and re-settlement in Australia before I 
can check that out.

Bob Devries
Besides a mathematical inclination, an exceptionally good mastery of one's 
native tongue is the most vital asset of a competent programmer.

Edsger W.Dijkstra, 18 June 1975

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roger Taylor" <operator at coco3.com>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:33 AM
Subject: [Coco] forum/list archive threads

> Great News
> I just added a presorting routine to my Archive Converter app that sorts a 
> database of messages based on their subject lines, where "Re:" denotes a 
> Reply.  So far this is working good with the Princeton.edu messages.  I 
> just imported January 1998 which was originally 431 separate posts, and is 
> now 189 posts with their threads.
> To see how this looks, click on 'Princeton' in the left sidebar of the 
> site.  Hardly any "Re:" subjects at all.  :)  They were linked to their 
> parent and posts as Comments.  Check it out.
> For the Princeton CoCo mailing list, I have a 12 months per year from 1998 
> to 2004 to go.  This means downloading all sub files per month, merging 
> them, running them through my WordPress XML maker, then reading them into 
> the site using the admin panel.
> P.S. the Archive converter is written in VB.NET and currently works with 
> Delphi digests, Maltedmedia and Princeton mailing list digests
> www.coco3.com
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