OT: usenet reader software

memilanuk memilanuk at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 23:52:11 CEST 2014


On 07/18/2014 02:45 PM, Sturla Molden wrote:
> memilanuk <memilanuk at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Used leafnode way back when... correct me if I'm wrong, but if memory
>> serves its a small news spool /server, not really a client/reader type
>> application.  Used to be popular back before slrnpull came about.
>
> Leafnode is an NNTP proxy server. It allows you to filter messages on
> headers, etc. Just run Leafnode and tell Thunderbird to use localhost as
> NNTP server. Whomever you plonk with Leafnode's killfilter will never be
> seen in Thunderbird.
>

Ah... I see.  Guess I never explored that facet of leafnode's functionality.

Thanks,

Monte





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