Bug#104329: lists.debian.org/index.html is too large and growing
On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 09:39:10AM -0700, Joe Buck wrote:
> Package: listarchives
> Version: as of 10 July 2001
> The web page http://lists.debian.org/index.html is 160k and growing.
> This is inconvenient when I access it at home; it takes a long time
> to load and most of it is irrelevant when I'm trying to check a specific
> I suggest a reorganization, as follows. The top page would only
> change when a new list is created. It would look something like
> <li><strong><a href="debian-announce-index.html">debian-announce</a></strong>: Important announcements<ul>
> <li><strong><a href="debian-changes-index.html">debian-changes</a></strong>: Stable package upgrade announcements<ul>
> etc. Each list would, in turn, have a master index page with links
> to individual months or years. This page would also have room for
> more text if desired, like a longer description of the list, but this
> would be completely optional.
I think everyone agrees with this idea, and has for a long time. It's just
that it would be better if we moved each "listname-YYMM" directory to
"listname/YYYYMM" and then have index.html in the "listname/" directory.
However, such an reorganization would take some work, and also nobody is
brave enough :) We'll need to get it done, eventually, it's getting out of
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