Requesting a reference for a book on NNTP

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Wed Aug 7 23:13:23 EDT 2002

On Mon, 05 Aug 2002 11:28:36 -0400, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz Wrote in
Steve Ballmers hair grease:

> In <30770aa4.0207241752.ace193b at>, on 07/24/2002
>    at 06:52 PM, bogusdrop at (TuxTrax) said:
>>I am beginning a project in python, that will require a greater
>>understanding of NNTP protocols (and python!) than I currently
> Well, in addition to reading RFC 1036 and extensions, you might look
> for books by Comer or Stevens that cover NNTP. I also concurr with the
> suggestion to check what is available from; they are a
> valuable resource.
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Not needed, but thanks anyway. Python has an amazing NNTP library that
is a true no brainer to use. I am well on my way in a project that I
thought was going to take me a very long time because I didn't know of
this library. Python rocks!



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