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Re: Removing the first nntp server from the list

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Removing the first nntp server from the list
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 21:05:08 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13)

Eric Abrahamsen wrote:

>>> Thanks it worked. I thought you had a repeating n key, but
>>> it's really a thing, nnnil.
>> What's nn anyway, network news?
> The naming is built on the original protocol, nntp: Network
> News Transfer Protocol. As Gnus grew the ability to speak
> more protocols, they all got the same nn* prefix. I actually
> find it sort of handy for distinguishing discussions about
> IMAP or maildir from the Gnus backends, but I agree there
> shouldn't be any need for nnnil.

That, the last thing, I didn't say tho.

We need nil (and /dev/null) so why not nnnil?

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