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Re: [std-proposals] Everything ever posted on this mailing list

From: Frederick Virchanza Gotham <cauldwell.thomas_at_[hidden]>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2024 14:06:37 +0000
On Wed, Mar 13, 2024 at 5:03 PM Christof Meerwald wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2024 at 04:33:36PM +0000, Frederick Virchanza Gotham wrote:
> > I still need to crawl comp.std.c++ if anyone has a link.
> There is https://archive.org/download/usenet-comp

Now the webpage has this current mailing list, the old Google Group
from 2012 onward, and also comp.std.c++ going back to 1990.


I'm going away today for 10 days vipassana but when I get back I'll
code it so that when you click a link in the main table, it gives you
a thread view of all the posts without the Usenet headers. Also a
handful of the MIME decodings need to be fixed. Also need to
accommodate Usenet subject lines that contain a newline character.
Also need to subtract hours for different timezones.

There's some absolute gold buried in those old posts from the 1990's .
. . here's a guy named Russell Wallace who was talking about lambda
functions 34 years ago:

    Subject: Local functions

This beauty belongs in a museum. I'll also make it available to
download as one massive Zip file that can be perused offline in any
HTML viewer.

Received on 2024-03-14 14:06:50