nntp fiddling

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at backtobasicsmgmt.com
Sun Jan 18 09:40:55 EST 2004

Nils Vogels wrote:

> Kevin, may I ask how you managed to get multiple groups using one 
> fetchnews command ?
> I've been trying comma delimited group names (fetchnews -n -w 
> "nl.test,nl.someother" news.myisp.nl) but for some reason no articles 
> are fetched then. If I use space delimitations, only the first group works.
> fetchnews(8) isn't too clear about this, I'm afraid and when I look at 
> example wildmats in imapd.conf(5) I see comma seperated grouplists 
> ("peer.example.com:*,!control.*, at local.*")
> Else I will be fetchnews-ing a complete feed (including binaries) while 
> I really only need a few groups, right ?

I haven't actually had a chance to set it up yet, it's on my list for 
this coming week.

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