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From: Eric Wong <>
To: Konstantin Ryabitsev <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] wwwlisting shows /all/
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 21:15:29 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210827211529.GA26199@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210827130303.m2urwyyufrhwaddg@nitro.local>

Konstantin Ryabitsev <> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 12:08:43PM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> > I think that's too much vertical whitespace at the top of the
> > page, and multiple <form>s or <input> boxes at the top can get
> > confusing.
> > 
> > Just making /all/ show up at the top like a normal inbox (and
> > letting the admin decide on description) seems sufficient.  If
> > users can get to /all/ then they can search /all/ as normal.
> Sure, this works for me, too, thanks!
> One thing I noticed is that the "description" value for inbox entries isn't
> coming from what is on disk in inboxname/description files but from
> manifest.js entries. 

It's actually coming from $EXTINDEX_DIR/misc which is written
during -extindex invocations.

> E.g. if you look at "lkml" you will notice that it has "LKML Archive on
>" as description on the wwwlisting page, but if you click on
> it, the description is " archive mirror". In
> theory, they shouldn't be different, but a mirror admin may choose to give
> their own descriptions to mirrored lists.

There might be a bug in -extindex invocations, since I'm trying
to avoid opening per-inbox description files in WWW/IMAP/NNTP
with thousands of inboxes on the horizon.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-27 21:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-26 17:01 Add a way to search all from wwwlisting Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-08-27 12:08 ` [PATCH 0/2] wwwlisting shows /all/ Eric Wong
2021-08-27 12:08   ` [PATCH 1/2] www_listing: show ->ALL at top of HTML listing Eric Wong
2021-08-27 12:08   ` [PATCH 2/2] www_listing: fix odd "locate inbox" cases Eric Wong
2021-08-27 13:03   ` [PATCH 0/2] wwwlisting shows /all/ Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-08-27 14:33     ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-08-27 22:03       ` [PATCH] www: avoid potential auto-vivification on ibx->{url} Eric Wong
2021-08-28 18:00         ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-08-27 21:15     ` Eric Wong [this message]
2021-09-26  1:30   ` [PATCH] www_listing: support /all/ search as a 302 redirect Eric Wong

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