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Subject: [Leica] Your saloon keeper: the fourth stooge
From: tcharara at (Tarek Charara)
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 10:56:05 +0200
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Dear saloonkeeper,

merci beaucoup for everything you do for the LUG.

All the best from sunny Perpignan!


Tarek Charara


Le 24 juin 10 ? 03:45, Brian Reid a ?crit :

> I've been running the LUG using the same software (MHonArc) for 18  
> years, and for 18 years the job of closing out a digest volume and  
> opening a new one has been tedious.
> Today I closed out volume 44 and began a new volume. Part of closing  
> out a volume is regenerating all of the indexes so that instead of  
> saying
>   Topic index of LUG archive for Vol 44 (Jan 2010 - )
> they say
>   Topic index of LUG archive for Vol 44 (Jan 2010 - Jun 2010)
> Not a big deal, but it is a deal. Somehow, for 18 years I have  
> failed to realize that if I delete one message from the archive  
> after closing the volume, the software will automatically regenerate  
> the index to close it up around the now-gone message.
> I close out volumes rarely enough that I have written down the  
> procedure and follow it from written notes notes every time. I have  
> just added to my written procedure these steps:
>  * Add a junk message to the archive
>  * Edit the index configuration file to have the truth about dates
>  * Delete the junk message that you just added.
> Whew. I think I'll use the extra 2 hours that this has given me to  
> go take pictures of something.
> Brian Reid
> LUG Saloon Keeper
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