[svlug] Missing Web archive to be added: 1997 to 2000

Larry Colen lrc at red4est.com
Fri Sep 23 10:06:20 PDT 2011

On 9/22/2011 3:37 AM, Rick Moen wrote:
> It's fun reading.  Sam Ockman posting from VA Research.  John V.
> 'Javilk' Vilkaitis.  Early Star Office and Netscape Navigator issues.
> Rafael Skodlar.  Ben Spade and Chris di Bona's election as president and
> vice-president (December 1997).  CABAL's first installfest (Jan. 17,
> 1998).  Netscape's announcement of going open source.  Almost all of the
> SQL database vendors, ditto.  The Sucks-Rules-O-Meter.  The Future of
> Linux panel discussion with ~1000 people in the audience.  Linus
> Torvalds giving a talk in front of ~500 SVLUG members (and my giving him
> a six-pack of Red Tail Ale).  The Mozilla Launch Party....

Geez, those bring back some memories.
> It's all there.  I currently have a demonstration copy up; the alert
> will find it easily.  In a few days, I'll regenerate the -real- mailing
> list archive (at its traditional location) to match the demonstration
> copy.
> The only downside:  Existing archived posts from 2000-04-25 to the
> present will be getting new URLs.  If you have URL pointers to specific
> posts, they're going to break.   Sorry.
> Near as I can tell, every post will get its number bumped by 23225.
> I.e., Jesse's post at
> http://lists.svlug.org/archives/svlug/2011-September/034083.html is
> going to become
> http://lists.svlug.org/archives/svlug/2011-September/057308.html after
> the merger.  But I might be misjudging, so I cannot guarantee that.

Any chance of having urls with two sets of indexes, where if you go to

it does the math and sends you to


It would still break the URLs, but it would do it in a way that was easier to fix.

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