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Re: Leafnode

From: prep
Subject: Re: Leafnode
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 04:04:20 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Flatman <address@hidden> writes:

> As I'm using 5 news servers and don't like the way agent handles
> them for offline reading/posting (plugged/unplugged) I figured out I
> could install my own local server .

> I thought about installing Leafnode.  Anybody uses this with gnus ?
> Are you happy with it ? What are the missing features, if any ? How
> do you feal about the auto handling of groups and expiration ?

Biggest problem is low trafic groups that can get dropped then
re-started.  This resets the item numbers and all the new post are
considered by gnus to be `old', and and items archived in the cache
are now out of sequence.

It also has problems at time with large groups.

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