<VV> "Off Topic"
J R Read_HML
hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 24 15:30:44 EDT 2005
Joe - It would seem that the REAL trick will be what to do about and how to
find the thousands where the topic morphed to something else, but the
subject line did not get changed.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe West" <joew at diveaz.com>
To: "Padgett" <pp2 at 6007.us>; "VV" <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 1:49 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> "Off Topic"
> Yes... we are still in the process of sorting them out. There will be
> Corvair related files in the off-topic forum until we can get them all
> sorted out.
> Unfortunately, when the posts are not marked "off-topic" or "no corvair"
> "humor", sorting becomes a matter of READING each subject line and trying
> pick out corvair related names.
> Smaller, less important items like "glove box lock" will most likely be
> transferred near the end since we want to get the more popular technical
> items over first.
> In the future, if everyone wants to make our job easier... please remember
> to put "off topic" in your subject line.
> Kind Regards,
> On 10/24/05 10:48 AM, "Padgett" <pp2 at 6007.us> wrote:
>>> The thing I found the most surprising (or perhaps not) is that roughly
>>> of the posts sent to virtual vairs are off-topic (on average) and the
>>> majority are not marked as off-topic.
>> Is it possible that some of the "Off Topics" are not ? I just did a
>> on how to rekey the glove box lock when you do not have a key (anyone
>> ?). Did not really find an answer but most of the posts that referenced
>> lock in the subject were marked "Off Topic".
>> Also, are the archives available as a flat or compressed file ? If I had
>> them a hash value could be calculated for each message and duplicates
>> flagged/removed. Might also be able to remove excess quoting.
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