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From: Jeff Flinn (TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-06 10:32:19

David Abrahams wrote:
> Foster Brereton <fosterb.boost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> There is a *ton* of useful information in the mailing lists, an
>> organic conglomeration of docs that are not based on what the writer
>> of the library thinks you'll need to know but rather what experience
>> has taught us people want to know. The problem is it's a pain to
>> parse through.
> The only way to make it less painful would be to add some kind of
> automation, I guess. Any ideas?
>> Even if that's too much work, a FAQ/tips and tricks/searching hints
>> on how to get the most out of the data that is already in existence
>> would have been a big help.
> When you find some tricks, let us know! Seriously, you're in a better
> position to do this than people who don't need to search the mailing
> list for that kind of answer. When I search, it's usually because I
> remember a particular conversation and I want to point someone at it.

Hmmm, it would be nice to be able to google the mailing list archives via
google-groups. I haven't thought about exactly why, but I seem to find
google-groups more productive than the gmane archive search.

Jeff Flinn

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