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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Unofficial Google Groups archive of couchdb-user@
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2008 13:07:50 GMT

On Oct 8, 2008, at 9:59 , Nick Johnson wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 8:44 AM, Chris Anderson <>  
> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 12:40 AM, Nick Johnson <>  
>> wrote:
>>> The list won't actually allow people to post (it's admin-posting- 
>>> only),
>> but
>>> I've put up a welcome message on the front page informing people  
>>> of this.
>> Thanks - I was scared to try!
>> I guess I'll no longer feel like a super-hero with my secret ability
>> to search gmail archives to find old CouchDB posts. Ah, the internet,
>> letting everyone be super-heros. :)
> Unfortunately, you can't do that anymore, either - Jan deleted the  
> original
> google group.

I think is referring to searching couchdb-user with Google.

In my defence: The old archives didn't have much relevant
information anymore and Noah asked me to nuke the group
to avoid user-confusion, which your archive introduces again.
(Told you on IRC, though). I'm not saying a searchable archive
is not useful but I really think this should be done on the ASF-
Infrastructure end. If done right this will benefit all list archives,
not just us. It'd be really cool, if someone could look into this:

Any takers?


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