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misc/39024: mail-index.netbsd.org lacks "overview by date" page
>Synopsis: Renovated mail-index.netbsd.org lacks "overview by date" page
>Arrival-Date: Sun Jun 22 19:20:01 +0000 2008
>Originator: Hauke Fath <hauke%Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE@localhost>
>Release: NetBSD 4.0_STABLE
Any web browser
The old mail-index.netbsd.org pages had a per-month overview
that can be very handy when you are looking for a mail
(thread) from a while back.
All the new index offers is
can be daunting on high-traffic list. The per-thread view
doesn't help much, either, on e.g. source-changes, or
On top of that, switching from mails on the new index to the
old index by the provided "[Old Index]" link usually doesn't
work. E.g. clicking "[Old Index]" on
which is a four-oh-four.
Look for a source-changes mail from a month or three back for
a pull-up request. Find that you cannot just go to the
respective month as it used to be for ten years, but instead
have to click through umpteen pages.
While there, notice that links to the old index are frequently
Yes, please. While the new mail-index.netbsd.org is visually
more pleasing, important functionality has been lost.
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