Perl FAQ 2.7: Are archives of comp.lang.perl.misc available?

Perl FAQ 2.7

Are archives of comp.lang.perl.misc available?

Yes, there are.*/monthly has an almost complete collection dating back to 12/89 (missing 08/91 through 12/93). They are kept as one large file for each month.

A more sophisticated query and retrieval mechanism is desirable. Preferably one that allows you to retrieve article using a fast-access indices, keyed on at least author, date, subject, thread (as in ``trn'') and probably keywords. Right now, the MH pick command works for this, but it is very slow to select on 18000 articles.

If you have, or know where I can find, the missing sections, please let know.

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