Reading python list as a newsgroup (was ...)

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards at
Sat Dec 17 12:21:34 EST 2016

On 2016-12-17, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at> wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:11:54 +0000 (UTC), Grant Edwards
><grant.b.edwards at> declaimed the following:
>>I didn't notice much spam on c.l.p (but then again, I filter out all
>>posts from google-groups).  The problem on c.l.p that caused me to
>>switch to gmane's NNTP server was the number of broken references.
>>They both have references that break in various scenarios, but my
>>tests indicated that it was worse on c.l.p.  [Yes, I actually wrote a
>>Python program that used an NNTP client library to check all the
>>reference values in a large sample of posts from both sources.]
> 	Unfortunately, my client can only "pre filter" on subject and author; I
> could kill all @gmail.*, but could not focus on just Google Groups
> submissions...
> 	Probably time for me to spend the $19 to upgrade from Agent 6.0

Or use the One True Newsreader: SLRN.



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