AT&T Usenet Netnews Service Shutting Down
tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Jun 19 08:46:14 CEST 2009
Jive Dadson wrote:
> newsmaster at bellsouth.net wrote:
>> Please note that on or around July 15, 2009, AT&T will no longer be
>> offering access to the Usenet Netnews service. If you wish to continue
>> reading Usenet newsgroups, access is available through third-party
news.gmane.org (free) mirrors python-list as gmane.comp.python.general
I prefer it to c.l.p because python-list filters out most spam.
> Ah ha. I think I may have figured out how to work around it. I need to
> use my EasyNews server to post the message, (with "SSL"), rather than
> the ATT server. I think. Maybe. Does anyone know if it's possible to
> have Thunderbird use different outgoing servers for different accounts?
Tbird recommends not doing so (no idea why), so it *must* be possible
;-). Looks pretty simple.
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