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Subject: RE: [xacml-users] Archived Mails!

Hi All!

   Thanks a lot for the responses, it should help me a lot in my work.
But still might post some queries, hope people won't mind helping me

   Roland >> Once again thanks for the responses on my queries 

Balaji Kamal Kannadassan

-----Original Message-----
From: Farrukh Najmi [mailto:farrukh@wellfleetsoftware.com] 
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2008 11:59 PM
To: Robin Cover
Cc: Kannadassan, Balaji (AMR:8826); xacml-users@lists.oasis-open.org
Subject: Re: [xacml-users] Archived Mails!

Robin Cover wrote:
> Thanks, Farrukh.
>> The following google search string does not find your message in the
>> archives:
>> site:lists.oasis-open.org/archives/xacml-users/ robin
> Latency?  I would not expect Google to crawl/index all OASIS web pages

> hourly; on the other hand, I don't know what the periodicity is, nor 
> whether indexing is complete.  In the past I collected evidence that 
> Google indexing is NOT necessarily complete, as we would require for a

> dedicated local search facility.

Actually I tried it with "Najmi" and it did not find my past posts
either. So its not latency.

> As to the meta-comment:
>> Should'nt OASIS web site provide an explcit way to search the 
>> archives? This seems like a significant oversight that can easily be 
>> remedied.
> When it became apparent that dedicated search for email list archives 
> would
> not be implemented at OASIS any time soon, I undertook a private 
> initiative to
> get buy-in and permission for MarkMail indexing of the OASIS lists.  
> It should
> supplement/augment (not serve as substitute or replacement for) the 
> dedicated
> search facilities that I hope OASIS will eventually provide.  W3C and 
> many other
> prestigious organizations use MarkMail indexing to augment their local

> search
> tools.  Increasingly, we have heard requests from OASIS members for 
> MarkMail
> index/search of OASIS publicly accessible lists.
> http://markmail.org/

This site looks much better than nabble. It would be cool to have oasis 
archives searchable there. It is apparently not so yet?

> [1]
> At the request of the Board IT Infrastructure Committee (ITC),
> I once wrote a document "User Requirements: Searching OASIS
> Email List Archives" (2006-11-20) which began as follows:
> "This draft document fulfills an action item taken at the
> 2006-11-06 Board IT Infrastructure Committee (ITC) meeting:
> to prepare a provisional set of user requirements for
> searching OASIS email list archives. This draft [.01] is
> not intended to be complete: it is offered as an instrument
> to enable key stakeholders to identify major categories of
> missing requirements, and particular (essential) user
> requirements that may be missing.

Thanks you for your efforts in this important area. Please post to the 
general members list when there is a solution in place.

Farrukh Najmi

Web: http://www.wellfleetsoftware.com

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