[BALU] NNTP Client Suggestions

Aleph Null aleph8null at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 08:36:11 CDT 2007


On 7/7/07, Nick Hudson <nick.hudson at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am using the version that is in ubuntu's repo for 7.04 which looks
> to be 0.120.  Honestly I looked at slrn and I dont like it just
> because of the whole s-lang interface.  Also the configuration looks
> to be "difficult".  Maybe I am just not looking at it right.  Honestly
> all I want from a NNTP client is to type in my NNTP server name and
> let it download every header from every group.  I understand this
> would take quite some time, but I don't care.  Then after that let me
> search for different topics or attachments etc...  then pull down new
> headers while I sleep.  Seems none of these clients do this well they
> don't do it with very little work.  I guess I am just lazy now.
>
> Nick

Have you looked at leafnode:  http://leafnode.sourceforge.net/

-Patrick



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