breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Mar 17 18:03:21 CET 2014
On 17/03/2014 16:42, Mark H Harris wrote:
> On 3/16/14 5:07 AM, Chris “Kwpolska” Warrick wrote:
>> Why not use the mailing list instead? It’s a much easier way to
>> access this place.
> I prefer to 'pull' rather than receive the 'push'.
> The newsreader idea is better because threading works better, and
> because the interface is simpler. I don't know, just preference
> I guess.
> I am active on several mailing lists also; they only have list
> servers (not news Usenet server). The Usenet news reader concept
> must be fading away, and many isp(s) are not providing the nntp
> post service these days (Charter stopped it in late 2011).
> There are still several free post servers out there that do not
> require registration (some are free but do require registration).
> What are most active pythoniacs doing with this these days?
> (beats me)
Thunderbird and gmane, FWIW on Windows 7. Several hundred Python
mailing lists and blogs all available from one place, plus presumably
tens of thousands of other such beasties for just about everything under
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.
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