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Re: Removing the first nntp server from the list

From: Richmond
Subject: Re: Removing the first nntp server from the list
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 20:34:11 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg <> writes:

> 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?

We needs The Knights Who Say nnnil!

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