Re: listserv.brown.edu web interface available
|From:||David G. Durand <david@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 4, 2000, 19:59|
>On Wed, 2 Feb 2000 11:02:43 -0500, David G. Durand <dgd@...> wrote:
>Thank you so much! I guess, it was a lot of job.
>It was a lot of work for the people who wrote listserv, and the
>systems staff at Brown. The only thing I had to do was let you know
This has been operational (but in testing) for quite some time now.
Many people were unhappy with the egroups archives, as they were not
searchable very far into the past -- we have pretty high traffic
(often 1K msgs/month or so) and a lot of messages that are
interesting for a long time, among the mass of less-durable
>But I've noticed that now it's easier to browse: no unnecessary graphics,
>and some new useful options like 'previous page'.
Yes, I took away the icons because I could never tell what they stood for.
One nice thing is that (after a slightly annoying registration
process) you can manage all of your list options, etc. via the web
interface, which is easier than listserv commands, given how
infrequently most use them.
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