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Yahoo Group Archiver

Yahoo! Group Archiver is a command line utility to interact with Yahoo! Groups. There are currently four branches available to download the complete messages, files section, photos section, and a redundant script to download attachments while they were available. The hierarchy on Yahoo! is maintained while downloading the folders.

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Recent releases

  •  31 Jan 2007 19:13

    Release Notes: Updated to handle the new HTML layout. Login is done using HTTPS only.

    •  31 Jan 2007 19:12

      Release Notes: Updated to use the new HTML layout. Forces login to take place using HTTPS. The wait time between requests has been decreased so that it works faster for low traffic groups; as before, the parameters have to be tweaked depending on how frequently the download threshold is reached for a user/group combination.

      •  31 Jan 2007 18:53

        Release Notes: This release forces you to log on to Yahoo! before accessing the members section. The login mechanism has been updated to use HTTPS only. Output is sent to a CSV file rather than the standard output.

        •  31 Jan 2007 18:47

          Release Notes: Yahoo! has made HTTPS-based login mandatory, and the script has been updated with the new Yahoo! Group HTML layout.

          •  09 Apr 2006 09:59

            Release Notes: The adult confirmation logic was updated.

            Recent comments

            12 Dec 2009 03:58 kingram666

            This app does not download attachments. The description at source forge says so. Which description is accurate? When you figure that out, please make them self-congruent in both places.


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