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Re: S6 plus
In article <32E2D52A.15A5@jacobldrs.com> you write:
>I'm a new reader (a/o mid-December). How do you people keep up with the
>volume? Hints welcome.
It can really be hard to read in a regular mail reader. I spooled it
up for 3 months and rarely ended up reading it because of the volume.
About a month ago I put together some stuff with procmail and some
custom programs I had written to gateway the quattro list to a
newsgroup on my system. There are probably already some other
programs floating around that will do it, but I couldn't find any.
News readers are meant to handle a much higher volume and make it
much easier to deal with. Since then, I've had no problems keeping
up, even when I was gone for a week and had nearly 900 messages
to read. Took about an hour to deal with...
On that note, I've been considering passing this feed along to a
handfull of other qlist readers if there was interest -- probably
in some sort of tree arrangement -- I feed N people who each feed
N people, etc... However, I cannot accept direct incoming NNTP
connections currently -- I'd set up a feed through INN and connect
directly to N remote sites and push it down. I'll have to think
some about wether I could allow remote NNTP connections if that was
the only option for some folks...
If anyone's interested, let me know.
What no spouse of a programmer can ever understand is that a programmer is
working when he's staring out the window.
Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- S6 plus
- From: "Dave Ross" <email@example.com>