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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[1] (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

[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2005/08/msg01069.html

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