[FOM] some glitches

martin@eipye.com martin at eipye.com
Tue Sep 17 15:40:47 EDT 2002

1. A subscriber complained that when attempting to download the entire FOM archive, 
a "you don't have permission for this" error message was displayed.

This was due to incorrect UNIX permissions attached to the archive file. This has now
been corrected. WARNING: It's a very large file.

2. It has been noted that the elegant search engines Steve Simpson had provided at
the previous site are no longer available. I have no imediate fix for this. However,
adding such a facility is on the "wish list" of the GNU mailman community, and it
will apparently be provided in a later version of the program. But that's alas at
least months away. In the meantime, the only way is to download the whole archive and
then use whatever search tools are available to you (some version of grep on UNIX


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