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Re: [ba-ohs-talk] Purpling our BA-OHS and BA-UNREV e-mails

Second the motion!    (01)

Move we form a committee to investigate & make reccomendations
for forming an investigative body chartered with a clear mandate
to formulate pre-planning procedures for the preparatory planning
:_)    (02)

(One to many Reteif novels...)    (03)

Mark Szpakowski wrote:    (04)

> This is a follow-up to some suggestions made in April...
> On April 22, at http://www.bootstrap.org/lists/ba-ohs-
> talk/0204/msg00144.html#nid05,
> I suggested that:
> > If they [e-mails] hit Eugene's program first, and _then_ got
> > redistributed, we could gradually start receiving richer versions of the
> > e-mail items in our own mailboxes, For starters, arriving with the URI
> > of message in the archive. I could then easily grab and feed that to my
> > personal information husbandry routines.
> Eugene Eric Kim responded on April 24, at
> http://www.bootstrap.org/lists/ba-ohs-talk/0204/msg00177.html#nid03,
> with:
> > I think it's worth an
> > experiment.  GNU Mailman (http://www.list.org/) is a good candidate for
> > hacking in this regard, because archiving is integrated with the list
> > management software.  In other words, the list management software will
> > know what the archived URL will be before it sends the message.  That's
> > not the case with the Majordomo/MHonArc combination BA is using right
> > now.
> John Sechrest responded to this on April 24, at
> http://www.bootstrap.org/lists/ba-ohs-talk/0204/msg00178.html#nid03,
> suggesting:
> > We could easily hack the majordomo/mhonarc combination
> >   so that it did know the URL ahead of time.
> >
> >
> >   The way to do this is:
> >
> >          Adjust the alias for the list to mail to a program
> >        which is a mail message processor, and it pushs
> >        the message into mhonarc, gets the URL and then
> >        filters the message. Then sends it on to the list.
> I think this is still a good idea: it would improve our process, because
> we could immediately start our own info-management of UNREV and OHS list
> items.
> I feel a bit sheepish re-suggesting this, because I'm not the one who
> would do the work, but it seems like a good, concrete, relatively
> simple, task that carries some bootstrap characteristics, and starts
> getting purple numbers out into the world.
> Cheers,
> Mark    (05)