[Lumiera] Launchpad

hendrik at topoi.pooq.com hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Mon Jul 5 14:18:50 CEST 2010


On Mon, Jul 05, 2010 at 01:41:06PM +0200, prg at ichthyostega.de wrote:
> hendrik at topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> 
> > 
> > > Have a look at gmane.org -- it provides a two-way mirror between
> > > mailing lists and usenet. All you have to do is ask, as far as I know. But it's the
> > > person responsible for the mailing list that has to do the asking.
> > > 
> 
> Am 02.07.2010 21:28, schrieb Christian Thaeter:
> > I know that and gmane archives lumiera, but hornestly to say i dont know
> > how usenet works in this details (and this is really one of our least concerns). 
> > 
> Hi all,
> 
> gmane deliberately does *not* bridge to usenet (because usenet
> at some time was percieved as very trashy, filled with porn and spam)
> 
> But gmane runs its own nntp server, so you can access all content
> bridged to gmane using the news: protocol and your favorite news reader.

Thanks.  I wasn't aware of that distinction.

> nntp://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.video.lumiera

And it's there now.  It wasn't last time I looked.  But it seems to be 
called gmane.comp.video.lumiera.general in my newsreader

-- hendrik


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