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Indexing the Mailing List -- an update

 [1/3] 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{85B062 C981ACA0A2DBFA70C0CCDF16971C4B1038} 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 Tagging!!! **** 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" / semantic content (whatevs). 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 resource. *** 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. Sunanda.

 [2/3] from: anton:wilddsl:au at: 12-Jun-2006 21:50

Well, that is really great and useful work! Congratulations on reaching this milestone. Much appreciated. Anton.

 [3/3] from: SunandaDH::aol::com at: 12-Jun-2006 10:24

> Well, that is really great and useful work! > Congratulations on reaching this milestone. > Much appreciated.
Thanks. The first link in my thread-starter message was mangled by the automated software whose job it is to find URLs embedded in messages and beak them at inconvenient points. No matter, If you are reading this at, eg: then the "See Also" navbar will direct you to the other on-topic threads. Sunanda.