Re: Thoughts on what's next.

From: Kent Landfield <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 1998 21:13:44 -0500 (CDT)
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# (Kent Landfield) writes:
# >- Add locking to the archive so there is no race conditions and only a
# Critmail has this. Do you have any plans to try to integrate it back
# into Hypermail?

Yes I do but when I first looked at it there were 30+ patches swirling around in my head and critmail will take a bit of study.

# > o Remove a message from an archive
# This would be pretty nice.

I think this is going to have to be a separate application from hypermail.

# > o Read an existing Hypermail archive and convert it to a new format
# Critmail has a feature to reread an existing archive and rewrite it in
# the current html output style.

Like I said... ;) Critmail will take a bit of study.

# >- Add ability to breakup index pages into multiple pages
# >
# > o Limit by # of messages and by hour/day/week/month/size
# >
# > o Make subfolders?
# Critmail has an option to make the each set of replies in a thread into
# a separate page. See for example:
# It also has an option to produce index pages broken up by month and/or by
# year. The example at:
# seems to be broken now; I'll try to fix it tomorrow.

Hmm. I didn't notice this. I'll take a look tomorrow.

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