[Python-Dev] Rework nntlib?

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Sep 14 13:17:55 CEST 2010

  On 14/09/2010 12:14, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 9:04 PM, Senthil Kumaran<orsenthil at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I guess, Skip's question or intention was, how often nntplib as a
>> module is being used these days to write scripts/tools or clients?
>> Very rarely.
>> It would definitely be interesting to know, if there are python
>> applications out there which are using nntplib at the moment.
> It isn't a huge number, but not all of the results here are copies of
> Python standard library:
> http://www.google.com/codesearch?hl=en&start=10&sa=N&q=nntplib+lang:python
> Not comprehensive of course, and it doesn't tell us how active these
> projects are, but it does indicate the real world use is greater than
> zero.

Interestingly one of the uses is mailman, which uses it for its nntp 
gateway maintenance.


> Cheers,
> Nick.


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