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Date:         Sun, 11 Jan 2009 20:35:42 -0500
Reply-To:     Mike S <mikes@FLATSURFACE.COM>
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From:         Mike S <mikes@FLATSURFACE.COM>
Subject:      Re: Howto: make your own searchable vanagon archives
Comments: To: pickle vanagon <greenvanagon@GMAIL.COM>
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At 06:48 PM 1/11/2009, pickle vanagon wrote... >I converted to mbox using a perl script. I found one which worked >okay to >begin with, but had to rewrite some of it because of various problems >(including the weird addresses you mention.) When you import the mbox >file, >you will notice that there are a few messages from "foo@bar", this is >a >standin address when there was no address in the original listserv >file.

I did something similar, but still got a lot of messages rejected by formail (or maybe it was procmail), because of bad headers. Did you do a sanity check/fix on dates, too? There were quite a few messages dated prior to the start of the list in 4/1994.

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