Re: [hypermail] mbox_shortened only works once

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 18:16:04 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <> (Tobias Weber) writes:
>Tody I succeessfully updated the archive by removing the shortened option
>and doing "cat old.mbx new.mbx > full". The dbm definitely is in order.
>But now the summery page is a bit off mark:
>href="0311/date.html"> 9 Nov 2003 bis 14 Dec 2003
>href="0312/date.html">14 Dec 2003 bis 1 Jan 2004
>href="0401/date.html"> 1 Jan 2004 bis 7 Jan 2004
>The 14th was my first use of shortened. The linked pages correctly list 1-31
>of every month.

 I suspect that the strange date is due to a message with a Date: line that says Nov but a From line that says Dec 14. Can you find such a message in your mbox?
 Maybe we ought to change to use the From line for deciding which subdirectory to put the message in.

Peter McCluskey          | "To announce that there must be no criticism of | the President, or that we are to stand by the
                         | President right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic
                         | and servile, but morally treasonable to the
                         | American public." - Theodore Roosevelt
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