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Re: [Pan-devel] Downlowading messages from Pan Newsreader

From: Beata Kasprzyk
Subject: Re: [Pan-devel] Downlowading messages from Pan Newsreader
Date: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:00:57 +0200

As you advised I have changed the file extension (from the command line), and it works. 
Many thanks for your time!

śr., 12 maj 2021 o 03:25 Bob Eager <> napisał(a):
On Tue, 11 May 2021 17:18:56 -0600
Jack via "Discussions of Pan source code hacking."
<> wrote:

> On 5/11/21 4:43 PM, Beata Kasprzyk wrote:
> > Hi Everyone!
> > My name is Beata and I am a 5th year student of Econometrics from
> > Poland.
> >
> > Recently, I have been learning the text-mining methods and I would
> > like to download messages from Polish Usenet groups via Pan
> > Newsreader to use as dataset in my analysis.
> > I have downloaded messages in the past, and they were saved in .txt
> > format, unfortunately now the data is downloaded in .msg format.
> >
> > I would be grateful if you could help me figure out why I am no
> > longer able to download messages as txt files.
> >
> > Thank you in advance!
> > Beata Kasprzyk 
> Hello Beata,
> I'm not certain myself, but are you sure you are not just seeing a
> change in the file extension?  Have you checked that the .msg files
> are not plain text?  If not, I would try using the "file" command (on
> Linux) which usually does a pretty good job of saying what the file
> type actually is.

Pan's .msg files are plain text.

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