[sylpheed:30164] Re: nntp subscribe bug

Gene Goldenfeld genegold at highstream.net
Mon Oct 16 00:22:21 JST 2006

Attila Kinali <attila at kinali.ch> wrote:

>On Sun, 15 Oct 2006 09:48:36 -0500
>Gene Goldenfeld <genegold at highstream.net> wrote:
>> Every newsgroup client I've seen works this way (i.e., not a bug).
>> After all, each subscription is to one newsgroup.  Are there programs
>> that operate otherwise?  I've assumed it works this way as an incentive
>> to make users choose what they actually want, since presumably there's
>> server overhead involved with repeated downloads, i.e., every time the
>> client is opened or the user checks for new messages.
>Uhm.. the thing is, that the "parent" newsgroup is a
>real newsgroup and not just "part of the hiearchy".
>And yes, it's possible to subscribe to it, by limiting
>the search to just this one group. But it would be nice
>if such a news group could be subscribed just by selecting
>it in the view when also the sibling groups can be seen.

OK.  An example?


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