On Oct 11, 2010, at 11:26 AM, Brent Chapman <Brent @
> On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 3:19 PM, Ed Kasky <ed @
>> On Sun, 10 Oct 2010, Hal wrote:
>>> I've been running a Majordomo driven mailing list for several years but
>>> for various reasons have decided to continue my forum discussions in a
>>> web-based forum instead, then close down the mailing list.
>>> However, it would be great if I could also transfer all the archived list
>>> messages over to the web-forum so that users could search for previous
>>> discussions etc.
>>> Are there easy ways to do this? And which web-forum software does it work
>> Have you looked at Mhonarc? http://www.mhonarc.org/
>> "MHonArc is a Perl mail-to-HTML converter. MHonArc provides HTML mail
>> archiving with index, mail thread linking, etc; plus other capabilities
>> including support for MIME and powerful user customization features. "
> MHonArc is great, but it isn't a web forum. It's an email archive
> publishing tool; it's what I use to publish the archives of this list
> and all the others here at GreatCircle.com, in fact
> There isn't any interactive "forum" component to MHonArc, though; it's
> a batch-mode program that you run hourly/daily/whatever out of cron,
> to create navigable HTML versions of your text-based email archives.
Good point. When I read the email I saw the "search for previous discussions" part and missed the forum format part. It's what I get for going through the previous day's emails too quickly...