[nycphp-talk] Ready, Set, Google!
rdumas at cmj.com
Wed Aug 6 14:57:15 EDT 2003
i think the old #lost weblog (which died just a couple of months ago) did
this, only in IRC. If you can get hold of ryano (good luck), maybe he can
pass on a bit of code.
From: John Lacey [mailto:jlacey at ix.netcom.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 9:44 AM
To: NYPHP Talk
Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] Ready, Set, Google!
Hans Zaunere wrote:
> Good morning,
> Over the last couple of days I've been playing with trying to provide
> some search capabilities to the mailing lists, noteably Talk. Day
> after day valuable information and URLs are passed around and, for the
> most part, lost into history.
wow Hans, I was *just* thinking of this the other day in terms of
"task/problem" type training. There is a wealth of info in the lists,
even tho I've been signed up for only a short time, and I wanted to
bring some of the issues that are brought up to include these types of
problems in my PHP/MySQL training curriculum.
> I tried a couple of things, not finishing any of them, until I finally
> took the easy way out. Warning: These are all very rough :)
> -- http://lists.nyphp.org/ptips/ scrapes URLs from each NYPHP-Talk
> message and throws it into a table. There's of course many
> improvements that could be made, but it's kind of interesting to see
> the links people have referred to in the past. Also, clicking the X
> will deactive that link (for instance, if you find a
> shopping.yahoo.com or hotmail.com in the listing).
> -- http://lists.nyphp.org/search.php is a full text index of all
> NYPHP-Talk's mail message. Yes, it's very rough (I forgot to include
> the subject of the message in the result listing) but it has potential.
> -- http://nyphp.org/google.php is the easy way out. It's your basic
> google search of our entire site, including the mailing list
> archives. The only drawback is it's not very current. The searches
> are always right on (afterall, it's google) but you'll probably have
> to wait a few weeks to see things get updated. That said, I made it
> the primary means for searching our sites, until we get something
> better online.
> So I just thought I'd throw these out there and I'm happy to hear any
> feedback as to what improvements could be made, what
> features/functionality people would find useful, etc.
> talk mailing list
> talk at lists.nyphp.org
talk mailing list
talk at lists.nyphp.org
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