Draft of archive_news.pl script

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Aug 24 04:31:42 PDT 2003

On Sat, Aug 23, 2003 at 05:31:43PM -0300, Anderson Lizardo wrote:
> I was thinking that you are desiring a "hard" archiving... This wasn't 
> planned on TODO! :-P

Sorry about that, I'm making this stuff up as we discuss it so it was a
bit hard to plan. :)

> So, the method described above works like a bookmark system, and all 
> news will be kept on their respective news.html (the most recent news 
> will just be added to it), right? Is there not the risk of the 
> news.html file become too big? Think about it. ;-)

Yeah probably. But we could archive it every year and start with a new
news database file. 
> > This would make newsarchiving a symlink matter and people can
> > bookmark specific newsitems.
> With "hard" archiving (I mean move the old news to separate files) it is 
> still possible. I will send the finished archive_news.pl script ASAP, 
> so you can see how it works.

Okay great :)

Jeroen Coumans

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