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From: Rush Manbert (rush_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-06 12:41:38

Jeff Flinn wrote:
> 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.

I think you can use the technique described here to search boost-users
on Google:

I just tried it and it seems to work fine.

- Rush

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