On Thursday, 2. February 2006 01:17, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> What about just feeding it to gmane.org? They have interesting ways to
> access them.
I just checked. Interesting ways, yes, but not what I want.
If I could download a whole archive of messages, my mail reader can read them
in and integrate them with the new one, so that it looks like I watched the
whole list from the very beginning. Then there is no difference between old
(from the archive) and new (arrived per email) messages. When I search
messages about a specific theme, I can do it once and get all results in one
go instead of searching my mails and additionally searching on gmane.
And - as I said - no load on any network connection, no load on any server, no
problems with internet connections. It's all local. The obvious disadvantage
is that it takes some space on my hard disk, but since it's text only, it is
Well, it's just an idea.