sort order: topic view in discussion group

David A. Bayly
Sat, 25 May 2002 12:50:42 +0100

>Hi all,
>Just wanted to let people know that I had an offline discussion with some
>folks about this, who turned me on to the Metadata plugin
>( with which it is pretty easy to
>create an alpha-sorted topic list.  Thanks David and Alan!
>-- Ned

For completeness the solution is to

- install metadata plugin
- define two fields to index the message table fields subject and inresponseTo
- create a new page somewhere whose body contains

{metadataMacros.showIndex("subject", "inresponseTo=0")}

Formatting is a left as an exercise for the reader.


- David Bayly.       Programmer and digest reader.     dbayly at udena dot ch
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