On 29/12/05, Mark Ryan <ultrablue(a)gmail.com> wrote:
The mailing list server(s) suffered some sort of
and the data they contained was lost. The developers had to reinstate
a week-old backup of the entire mailing list server, including bans
and subscriptions (on multiple, if not all, lists). This meant that
users who had unsubscribed during that week started getting list mail
again and those who had subscribed stopped getting the mail. It was
Thanks - sounds nasty.
I'm not sure if it would be possible to salvage
that gap in the
archives. Sure, many people have list emails archived in their mail
programs, but how would we transfer them across? This is a question
for the Brion Vibbers and Tim Starlings of this world.
It's not a significant problem - I had been looking for something to
quote, but have a local copy of the relevant email anyway. I just
wanted to flag it in case it was a simple "we just need to tweak a
file, oops" problem.
- Andrew Gray