Outdated templates on mailing list archives?

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Nov 30 10:40:56 PST 2003


Hi Anderson Lizardo. You said the following on 11/30/03 19:26:
> Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> 
>>Hi Anderson Lizardo. You said the following on 11/30/03 18:55:
>>
>>>Jeroen,
>>>
>>>I don't know if this is that caching problem I have sometimes, but
>>>the templates used to create the mailing list archives seems to be
>>>outdated, point to the old stylesheet location. Eg:
>>>
>>>http://archives.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/website/2003-Aug
>>>ust/000590.html
>>
>>I've tried to integrate Mailman's templates with the site, but the
>>undertaking was too large to be worthwhile. But at one point we had
>>functional templates and they were deployed. Unfortunately they
>>turned out to be broken and thus Gerard reverted the templates. But a
>>portion of the archives were created with those templates and have
>>been stored like that. And since we switched to other stylesheets
>>since then, they stopped working. Unfortunately the only solution to
>>fix these would be an archive rebuilt; which is a rather lengthy and
>>troublesome procedure according to Gerard.
> 
> 
> Then we have to find some way to workaround it. Maybe some compatibility 
> links to satisfy those broken archives?

Better would be to fix the archives; they're fundamentally broken. The 
problem was (I remember now) that the navigation links (next/previous 
message, etc.) in them don't work. I wonder if it's possible to rebuild 
only a part of the archives?

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Jeroen Coumans (jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org)
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