How to search this Archive

Brian Inglis
Thu Oct 27 16:31:01 GMT 2022

On Tue, 25 Oct 2022 07:12:21 +0000, Fergus Daly wrote:
> I know I have asked this before but because I cannot search the Archive I cannot find the query
> or any responses.
> One used to be able to type
> "keyword1 keyword2 .."
> into Google and depending on the search string(s) a slew of results appeared.
> This way, one could find all the posts that one had ever originated or contributed to; or every mention
> of chmod; or, with care, recover a particular thread. 
> Now, this approach still kind of works, but in such a restricted manner that the effort is not rewarded.
> (Either Google has changed practice or pipermail is not accessible in this way - as from memory
> was .. .. )

Some sites e.g. (4 years old) failed to update feeds 
when the archives changed.

> I explored but to no useful effect.
> Is there a way to explore the entire archive back to 1997? I cannot find any hints at

Web interfaces tend to offer better:

and others out there. Not all services support all Cygwin or Sourceware lists.

Sourceware Public Inbox and Mail-Archive both offer Atom/RSS feeds, which I view 
with Foxish Live RSS feed reader extension live bookmarks under Chromium, and 
message Reply links which I use (like here).

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis			Calgary, Alberta, Canada

La perfection est atteinte			Perfection is achieved
non pas lorsqu'il n'y a plus rien à ajouter	not when there is no more to add
mais lorsqu'il n'y a plus rien à retirer	but when there is no more to cut
			-- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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