On 31 March 2014 23:01, Ben Finney email@example.com wrote:
Having all of this in a single NNTP client interface makes discussion on dozens of forums much more manageable than either "web forums" (spit) or mailing lists.
One of the key downsides for me of an NNTP interface is that it's (as far as I know) extremely difficult to set up a synchronised environment across two or more PCs. For email, gmail, while not perfect, is a reasonably good client, and I can use it on multiple PCs. I know of no NNTP client with a comparable feature set that tracks what I have and haven't read across multiple PCs, allows posting, etc. If anyone can suggest such a client (which works on Windows, but as it'd probably be web-based, that's probably less of a limitation that normal), I'd be immensely grateful. I realise this is off-topic, but I don't feel too guilty as this whole thread is pretty off-topic :-)
PS Google groups and the gmane web interface need not apply - neither are particularly friendly (to be polite...)