[OS X TeX] New List Archive

mark oilcan markoilcan at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 15 17:14:14 CEST 2005

--- "Gary L. Gray" <gray at engr.psu.edu> wrote:

> For years, the archive for this list has been stored at:
> http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/MacOSX-TeX-Digests/
> There have been a large number of complaints about it (e.g., it  
> wasn't threaded, messages show email addresses, the search doesn't  
> work well, it isn't updated every day, ...), but it was the best I  
> could do with the time available (given enough time, I could install 
> and learn some automated tool -- ah, if only there were 36 hours in a
> day). With this venting behind me, I would like to announce that a  
> much better version of almost all the messages for this list can be  
> found at:
> http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/
> I have added this URL to the information posted to the bottom of  
> every message sent to the list. I will leave the old archive up since
> it contains messages from the first year of the list that cannot be  
> found at the archive on TUG's web site. In addition, links on the Mac
> OS X TeX web site have been changed to reflect the nicer archive  
> found at TUG.
> I hope the better/stronger/faster archive at TUG is useful to
> everyone.
> All the best,
> -- Gary

A threaded and searchable archive is also available (and has been for
quite some time) at gmane, http://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx

I've always wondered why this was not pointed to on the OS X TeX web
site.... Thanks for the tug.org pointer, though, as I actually often
prefer this format to gmane.

Mark A

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