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Re: lists.debian.org Message-ID lookup

On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 02:43:53PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> Hi,
> > I got tired of trying to find mails from Message-IDs, which has become
> > the conventional way to reference them, so I threw this together:
> > 
> > http://lists.debian.org/~asuffield/msgid.php/20051008021705.GA19232@wolffelaar.nl
> > 
> > Does what it looks like. Stick the Message-ID on the end, it redirects
> > to the relevant entry in the list archives. The index is updated
> > roughly every five minutes and covers the entire public archive on
> > lists.debian.org. Lists which don't have public archives aren't
> > indexed.
> This is cool.
> Would be nice to have it at top page of lists.debian.org.
> I would be a bit worried by the load on the list server for 
> indexing the msgids;
> I hope it's okay.

Perhaps a robots.txt is in order for those entries.
Or perhaps they could be indexed as they are added
to the archive, rather than at request-time.


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