[Coco] forum/list archive threads
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.
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
> ~ Roger Taylor
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