Thursday, March 13, 2008

Loaded Perl: 530,000 emails

Perl is the duct tape of the internet. Created by Larry Wall in 1987 and made famous with his Programming Perl "camel book" published by O'Reilly, it's the tool sysadmins use to keep things running.

We're proud to announce we've finished loading the mailing list history into MarkMail. A total of 530,000 emails across 75 lists. The lists don't go back to 1987 (boy that'd be cool if they did). But that's all right; who really needs tech support against Perl 1.000?

What we have here is traffic starting with the migration to the setup in 1999:

Enjoy! And if anyone has earlier archives, let us know.

1 comment:

Jesse said...

Thanks! The work you folks have been doing is really cool.

will get you back another 4 years or so.