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Better mailing list archive integration

15th June 2003

Peter Van Djick:

Why don’t emails in mailing lists with public archives have a URL in the footer to the archived version of that particular email?

What a fantastic idea. I’d love to do this for css-discuss, but the archive is a completely separate entity from the mailing list (it’s actually just a script listening to an address that’s subscribed to the list). Something like this would need to be built in to the actual mailing list software. That could be an interesting project for a rainy day.

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