[scribus] How to search the archives

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 11 18:31:00 UTC 2012

On 02/11/2012 03:56 AM, a.l.e wrote:
> hi
>> Le 11/02/2012 06:59, Aleksander Kujbida a écrit :
>>> Hello, Will someone please tell me how to search the archive, so I
>>> don't duplicate questions (although this is undoubtedly a
>>> duplicate!).
>> I favor the gmane search abilitie :
>> http://blog.gmane.org/gmane.comp.graphics.scribus
>> Use the search box in the left column
>> A part from searching the archives, gmane allows to read scribus
>> mailgroups through newsgroups, without being subscribed.
>> With newsgroups, there is no mail to store and delete locally.
> generally speaking, just searching in google or any other search engine
> for the wording of your question may already give you the answer you're
> looking for.
> you can also use a search engine to crawl the official archives. in
> google, the following query
> mailing list archives site:lists.scribus.net/pipermail/scribus/
> will search for the topic "mailing list archives" in the official
> archives.
> (ironically, in this case, the results are badly polluted by the mails
> sent through nabble, another mailing list archiver!
> personally, i would not make it too complicated: if you can't find an
> answer through the your preferred search engine, just ask in here!

If you find yourself doing this a lot, you can download and gunzip the 
monthly archives, then append them to one big file, which you could then 
search with something like grep or load into a browser and search that way.

This way you can search not only Subject lines but content.


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