[Haskell-cafe] Renumbered mailing list posts

Joachim Breitner mail at joachim-breitner.de
Mon Aug 12 14:53:24 CEST 2013


Am Montag, den 12.08.2013, 14:52 +0200 schrieb Sven Panne:
> 2013/8/12 Joachim Breitner <mail at joachim-breitner.de>:
> > happens with mailman/pipermail occasionally.
> o_O That's news to me... Why/how does this happen? This sounds like a
> serious bug to me, the URLs should really, really be stable to be of
> any use.

I only observed it, never debugged it, but I think a common case is if
mailing lists posts are removed (e.g. because they are spam) and then
the archive is re-created.

>  > It is more reliable to link to message ids, e.g. via gmame: [...]
> That hint doesn't really help to unbreak the Haskell wiki, the various
> trac instances, my mailbox, etc. :-(

Unfortunately true.


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