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How-To transfer bbPress content to plain WordPress objects

I had two bbPress forums to archive for Cool Cavemen. The first one, which was private, was exported as a mailing-list last month. For the second forum, which was public, I created a Python script to transform them into pure WordPress objects. This means transforming forums, topics and replies to …
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Ultimate Gmail backup with Gmvault

For several weeks, I started a quest to find the best solution to locally backup a Gmail account. I tried offline-imap , but it is bidirectional and can push back to your Gmail account local mistakes. Then I played with mbsync , but it doesn’t support sub-folders/tags  . I finally found …
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How-to create a local copy of a remote SVN repository

A long time ago, duplicating a remote Subversion repository required to have administration rights on the machine hosting the said repository. The only solution back then was to use SVK , a defunct project that was adding a layer on top of SVN to make it a distributed SCM  . Today, to …
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Converting a bbPress Forum to a Mailbox Archive

In my band Cool Cavemen, before using a private mailing-list to discuss internal stuff, we were using a private bbPress forum. This forum is no longer used but it still contains tons of old, but useful content. I’ve just finished to migrate this forum from bbPress to a mailbox …
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