The nntplib module
Martin von Loewis
loewis at informatik.hu-berlin.de
Tue Sep 18 19:30:09 CEST 2001
"Travers Naran" <tnaran at direct.ca> writes:
> I'm working on a newsgroup binaries extractor (which works well under
> Windows and LINUX), and I'm finding the nntplib doesn't have that nice
> feature the Perl NNTP module has of downloading an article body to a file.
> I've modified my local copy of nntplib to handle this, but I can't find any
> reference to who is maintaining this module so I can make this suggestion.
> Who should I contact? Thanks in advance!
It's part of the standard Python library, so patches should go to
sf.net/projects/python. If you feel that your changes might be
controversial, write a PEP.
> On a side note, I've found running my script under Linux (same wintel box)
> much faster than running under Windows 98. I suspect it's the difference in
> Virtual Memory performance, but I can't prove this. Discuss amongst
> yourselves. :-)
My guess is that it is more likely the efficiency of the TCP stack.
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