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Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Feb 12 20:42:46 CET 2009


Terry Reedy wrote:
> andrew cooke wrote:
>> A quick search on "imap nntp" turned up this list that might be useful -
>> http://deflexion.com/messaging/ although I wonder when it was written
>> because I remember using Aaron's RSS to email aggregator when RSS was
>> new(!).
>>
>> It mentions gmane, though, which certainly still exists (I assume it
>> carries this list too).
> 
> Yes.  For everything possible, I read and post via gmane.  Gmane mirrors 
> technical mailing lists.  As near as I can tell, posts via gmane go to 
> the mailing list first, for whatever filtering the list does. Conversely 
> then, gmane only posts the filtered output from the mailing list.
> 
>  >  And this page suggests you can read gmane via
>> nntp - http://reticule.gmane.org/
> 
> news.gmane.org works fine.
> 
>> Aha!  yes!  It;s in the FAQ :o)
>>
>>   Can I read news via secure NNTP (nntps)?
>>   Yes. Point your news reader towards nntps://snews.gmane.org/.
>>
>> http://www.gmane.org/faq.php

I just switched my Thunderbird gmane account to snews... and [x] use ssl 
and it seems to work ok.  It did, however, reset everything to unread.




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