Re: on-the-fly html encoding

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 16:09:25 +0200 (MET DST)
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On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Shane Wegner wrote:

> I'm not sure how others on this list do there archiving but here, the
> original mbox messages are kept. This can either be in a few files or 1
> per message. It seems like a waste of space to have two copies of the
> same message.

I agree.

> One in mbox format and one in HTML. My question is are there any
> CGI scripts or interfaces out there that will somehow use hypermail to
> generate an html version of an mbox message and display it on the web.

Why not just convert the mailbox to HTML and remove the original mailbox file? It seems like a waste of resources to do on-the-fly converting of static contents.

> Is something like this planned or already in the current version?

Neither planned nor in the current version.

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