Electronic archives for Marxism mailing list now available

Jose G. Perez jgperez at SPAMfreepcmail.com
Mon Nov 1 16:42:55 MST 1999


Attempts to access search, both from the archives page as well as the home
page in the Opera web browser produces the following error message:

Swish-E Search Error
Could not open SWISH Index File ../conf/myindex1


-----Original Message-----
From: Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com>
To: marxism at lists.panix.com <marxism at lists.panix.com>;
pen-l at galaxy.csuchico.edu <pen-l at galaxy.csuchico.edu>
Cc: snevel at wco.com <snevel at wco.com>; askanas at panix.com <askanas at panix.com>
Date: Monday, November 01, 1999 11:43 AM
Subject: Electronic archives for Marxism mailing list now available

>I have implemented a Mhonarc-based archiving facility for the Marxism
>mailing list. It is a feature so labeled on the home page of the list,
>beneath my signature below. The archives are searchable through Swish as
>well, a free search engine from U. Cal Berkeley that thank god has no
>advertising. You can also bypass the homepage and go directly to the
>archives header page at:
>I want to thank 3 people for making the task easier. One is Simeon Nevel,
>whose Mhonarc resource files and a simple explanation of how to use them
>was indispensable. (http://www.sonic.net/~snevel/mhonarc.html). The next is
>Malgosia Askanas, a Panix consultant who helped me quickly get over the
>learning curve of using .procmail, which feeds Mhonarc. The third is Les
>Schaffer, who lurks on a number of progressive mailing lists, and who is
>working with me to feed messages into proper month-based directories. This
>is trickier than it sounds because many of our subscribers have the
>temerity to live in Australia and New Zealand, which causes their messages
>to hit the system with a date later than the run date of the Unix system
>hosting the mailing list.
>Louis Proyect
>(The Marxism mailing list: http://www.panix.com/~lnp3/marxism.html)


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