[OT] Google URLs (was Re: popen eating quotes?)
bignose-hates-spam at and-benfinney-does-too.id.au
Mon Aug 4 04:59:44 CEST 2003
On Sun, 3 Aug 2003 17:45:00 -0600, Steven Taschuk wrote:
> Not memorable, but at least shorter, is
> In general all you need is the threadm or selm parameter, which
> gives the message-id of the post in question; if memory serves,
> threadm and selm differ in whether the resulting page shows the
> rest of the thread.
Fortunately, the Message-Id: is available in the message itself (it's
part of every NNTP posting), so even without Google you theoretically
have complete information to give the Google Groups URL for any post:
for threaded, or
for the message alone.
> All discovered empirically. Use at your own risk.
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