Make a unique filesystem path, without creating the file

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Tue Feb 23 10:14:20 EST 2016

On 2016-02-23, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at> wrote:
> On 23/02/2016 08:22, Paul Rubin wrote:
>> Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at> writes:
>>> then
>> Thanks.  It would be nice if those were gatewayed to usenet like
>> this group is. I can't bring myself to subscribe to mailing lists.
> Piece of cake using even a semi-decent email client (I use Thunderbird 
> on Windows) via gmane.

And gmane is even better using a decent news (NNTP) client.  I prefer
slrn, but that may be a bit old-school for many.  Technically, gmane's
news server is not "Usenet", but the UI is the same.

Gmane's internal search facility is a bit lame, but searching gmane
with Google works fairly well.

> It provides access to hundreds of Python mailing lists, blogs and
> even updates to the Activestate recipes :)

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