How to search this Archive
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
> site:cygwin.com "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
> cygwin.com/ml/ was .. .. )
Some sites e.g. cygwin...cygwin.narkive.com (4 years old) failed to update feeds
when the archives changed.
> I explored https://mail.python.org/pipermail/ 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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