Natterings about history files

Russ Allbery rra at
Sat Mar 3 11:48:01 UTC 2001

bill davidsen <davidsen at> writes:

> No, you've got it and didn't say it! When something rolls out of the
> "recent" history, you store the info in bins by posting time (and I
> don't think it matters if it's worng by a bit, recent is by arrival).
> Now you don't have to do a full lookup, you only have to look in the bin
> which matches the Date: header.

And all of the newer ones, and maybe one older depending on the fuzz for
articles posted in the future.  But yes, that should optimize a bit

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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