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Subject: Re: [boost] how to search this list efficiently ?
From: Steven Samuel Cole (steven.samuel.cole_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-15 19:31:14

Frank Birbacher wrote:
> Hmm, apart from the other suggestions: I'm using NNTP to access the
> mailing list. It is listed on That way I can use my email
> client to search the message headers. Maybe that is an option for you,
> too.

yes, that's actually how i follow the list right now, thanks! :-)

the issue i have with downloading emails or news postings before reading
them is that i move betweem machines quite a lot and whatever is local,
i have to re-download on each one; that's the reason why i asked for an
online alternative in the first place.

i reckon unless someone comes up with something like IMAP for NNTP, a
desktop newsreader is probably the way to go - postbox (and thus
thunderbird) search is fast and there's threaded display - and ignored
square brackets 9which doesn't really matter as long as there's enough
keywords in the subject to keep me from re-asking something that's been
recently discussed).

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