[Mailman-Developers] MM3 nntp support?

Barry Warsaw barry at list.org
Sat Aug 14 04:11:16 CEST 2010

On Aug 09, 2010, at 09:58 AM, Tanstaafl wrote:

>Back in December Barry had mentioned that he was exploring adding nntp
>(and IMAP) support to the archives, but didn't clarify much further...
>and I googled quite a bit, and these 2 or 3 posts on the subject is all
>I could find.:
>> Re: [Mailman-Users] NNTP server for "local" newsgroups ?

Yep, this hasn't actually been implemented yet.

>My question is - would this (hopefully? please!?) also include posting
>support from a newsreader, so that nntp users could also interact with
>the list discussion(s) using their preferred newsreader? Or was this
>for reading only?

I mostly imagine this as a read-only service, but if the authentication issues
can be worked out, I see no reason why posting via NNTP couldn't be allowed
should the list and site admins choose to do so.

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