[windows2000] Re: Hypothetical questions for list re Web Availability of list messages

  • From: Jim Kenzig <web@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 12:38:49 -0400

I've gotten the next previous thing to work and also have set up a reply form 
after the message display where people can reply to the Thin list currently 

The previous and next options make it so I can display about 20 records at a 
time and go back about 200 messages without too much strain on the server.

Give it a whirl and let me know what you think
New link is:


Jim Kenzig
CEO The Kenzig Group

Quoting Chris Ruggeri <cruggeri@xxxxxxxxxx>:

> I would be very interested in that, as our ISP's mail server is constantly
> down, overloaded and slow.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Jim Kenzig
> http://thethin.net
> Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2003 9:09 PM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [windows2000] Hypothetical questions for list re Web
> Availability of list messages
> Hi All,
> Okay so I am honing up my DB skills here. If I were to build a page on
> thethin.net that displayed a listing of say the last 25 or so messages
> posted to this list..which would get updated say at an interval of every 2
> or so hours so people could read the messages online on thethin.net would
> that be beneficial to anyone and worth my time pursuing.
> I have a rudimentary page set up that lists the last 10 messages from the
> list so you could get an idea of what I am talking about.  I can set it to
> do more messages but when you get over 50 or so it takes the page much
> longer to load.
> Have a look at the sample page.... http://thethin.net/search9002.cfm
> They are currently ordered newest to oldest message. What I could do then is
> set up the results page with a next and previous tag that would click you
> onto the next message so that you could read them in succession.
> I am not aiming to replace the messages archives at freelists I'm only
> trying to make it easier for people to get the last several messages posted
> to review quickly if they do not have access to email. The archives will
> still also be searchable at thethin.net. I guess the aim is to maybe get
> back some of the Yahoogroups functionality and not try and reinvent the
> wheel.
> Questions

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