Electronic archives for Marxism mailing list now available

Louis Proyect lnp3 at SPAMpanix.com
Mon Nov 1 17:01:54 MST 1999

Oh, shit. I was cleaning up my directories today and couldn't remember what
the hell the /conf subdirectory was used for. I creamed it. Will replace it

At 06:42 PM 11/1/99 -0500, you wrote:
>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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Louis Proyect
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