Re: Bug#323227: new list: debian-planet to distribute planet.debian.org postings; archive to enable searching
to, 2005-09-01 kello 11:51 +0100, Jon Dowland kirjoitti:
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 04:17:34PM -0400, Kevin Mark wrote:
> > I'd second that. I was just trying to find a post on planet about
> > adjusting your screen size and dpi and couldn't rememeber who said it.
> > the post refered to xdpyinfo and 'displaysize' option in X config and
> > a kde controlpanel for dpi. If I had a list to search, that be cool.
> [I'm sure someone else has already expressed this but I can't find the
> post on this thread, at least]
See Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho's message in the bug log.
> What would really be useful, for more than just debian, would be for the
> aggregator software to be extended to archive posts which it rotates off
> the front page.
I'm with Tollef Fog Heen (who didn't mail the bug) and Anthony Towns
in being hesitant about web log archiving. While archiving certainly can
be useful (I use rss2email and Evolution's search feature), I don't
think it's the job of debian.org to do it.
I rather think it would be better for someone to make a hack to do
google searches (or use some other suitable search engine) to direct
queries only on the sites that carry the web logs on Planet Debian. A
search form that adds lots of site: -keywords into the query or
something. This lets web log writers to still control their messages (to
fix mistakes, or even take down unintentionally flammable entries), for