Military Vehicles, June 1997,: Re: [MV] Re: Frequently Asked Questions

Re: [MV] Re: Frequently Asked Questions

Arthur C. Kyle ((no email))
Fri, 6 Jun 97 11:18:27 -0700

>I've been on the list for a few months. It is a great channel of
>exchanging technical info on military vehicles. There are some
>questions that are asked frequently.

I attempted to get this ball rolling a number of months ago, but sadly
received little response.

>The postings should have been
>stored in a searchable archive.

No need to use the past tense here. It is possible to make the archives searchable now.

>This is my wishful thinking. Maybe this could be a task for the
>MVPA to set up an archive.

There is an archive of the list, but I have not updated the material for
several months due to hardware constraints. I recently picked up a 3GB drive,
and am now working on moving the server to it. The now-old archive is at

>I am aware that the postings are available on MVPA www pages.

Actually, that is a link to the above archive.

>But it is not possible to search on a specific topic.

I have a "glimpse" server running here now, which is an indexing/searching
server that specifically supports access to material via the web. Once I move
the archive to the larger drive, I will bring the archive up-to-date and make
it searchable.

--Arthur Kyle, mil-veh list admin

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