>>>>> "NB" == Norbert Bollow <email@example.com> writes:
NB> I disagree. There is really no point in per-user accounting.
Well, sort of. I mean, you might want to know how many
messages/lines/bytes someone has posted but in any case you can just search
the indices for messages from that address. No big deal, it just takes
What people are calling 'accounting' I'm just calling 'log summarization';
accounting to me tends to imply charging or quotas or something that I'm
not planning on implementing on any fine grained level. (I mean, you could
take a log summary and see that a list has gone over its allotted quota and
so turn it off, but that would be something happening externally to the
The logfile carries quite a bit of information, and the archive indices
carry additional information about each message transmitted. Between them
there should be enough info to satisfy most needs.