[REBOL] Indexing the Mailing List -- an update
From: SunandaDH:aol at: 12-Jun-2006 4:27
About two years back there were some messages on the ML about producing an
index of the Mailing List
As I think we all realise by now from experience with RT, just because
things go quiet on a REBOL-related subject doesn't mean nothing is happening.
The Tag Team is proud to announce the completion of the first stage of the
Every thread on the ML archive has been eyeballed by hand (and / or some
semi-automated tools) and many threads have been tagged as to their "purpose" /
Those tags enable us to publish the Topic index....
which is a structured way of browsing the ML archive.
Along with the other indexes (by date, author, subject) and the full-word
search, this helps turn the ML archive from a 75-meg pile of words into a rich
Note also when you are viewing a thread, you may see a navigation bar that
offers you related messages, eg the "see also" on this sample message:
You can also use the tag groupings to refer people to collections of threads
on a specific subject, eg:
For more discussions on favorite text editors, see:
Much praise is due to the main tag team members for quietly chugging along
and adding the tags: Christian Ensel who pioneered the effort, and then Peter
Wood who stepped in and did nearly 50% of the total.
There's sill work to be done -- mainly reviewing the indexes for consistency.
And there are still seats on the Tag Team if anyone has a few moments to
lend a hand.