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The ONE Knowledge Base

The Opportunistic Network Environment (ONE) simulator has become largely popular and widely used in research on DTNs and Opportunistic Networks. The simulator has an associated friendly community, where users can ask questions and get their doubts clarified. Indeed, the community is vibrant and its members are useful. However, there are two issues with this community.

First, the archives of the community's mailing list are not public. This is unlike many other similar lists hosted using Mailman, which are public and, therefore, can be searched using Google. Hence, time and again people have asked the question -- how to search the email archives?

The second issue is largely due to the first. Due to the lack of searching facility over the archives, often same question tend to be asked by the new users repeatedly. People here are patient enough to reply to them. But such necessity could be entirely discounted had there been a facility to search the archives. In particular, it would b…