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Notes about the BBQ Forum from Ray Basso
Messages are posted to the BBQ Forum at a brisk rate of about 65,000 per year. When the index file which is the Forum as you see it lists about 1000 messages it becomes slow because of the size. The program then archives about 700 messages in less than one second. Thanks to Karl's hard work. So now the index file is down to about 200 messages and we start all over again. A week goes by and the archive process takes place. The archived messages take up a huge amount of disk space.
Most of the messages posted to the Forum are good interesting messages. Some have to be deleted before the archive process takes place. Once archived deleting messages from the archives is a very labor intensive and time consuming task.
While all this was going on I created BBQsearch.com. The purpose of the search engine on it was to allow people to search through selected messages and get quick information. I do the selecting and at times I have not done a great job of selecting. A lot of junk messages got loaded into it. I put the messages into BBQsearch.com one at a time by hand. So as a result of the way BBQsearch works you might not find things you want from recently posted messages. I put them in usually late at night a few years ago I used to drink a lot at that time of the night and so the process wasn't too good. Now I have almost completely stopped drinking the quality of BBQsearch has improved greatly. As has the quality of my life.
However, you will still not find everything you want in BBQsearch.com but you will be able to find the answers to a lot of your questions quickly. I have spent maybe 80 hours working on BBQsearch.com lately and it's getting better all the time.
The next question is how do you find messages in the recent archives. Well you just have to look. The only tool you have to find the message is to hope that in the subject line there is a key word you can look for. You can use the "EDIT -Find" function at the top of your browser to look for a work in the index file of the archive.