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Re: dragonfly site nntp server dead?

From: Justin Sherrill <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 12:48:28 -0400

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 12:21 PM, Alex Hornung <ahornung@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 21/06/12 17:07, codeblue@inbox.lv wrote:
>> But a month or so ago the news server stopped responding. Trying again today
>> it appears still offline. Does anybody know/care about this? I would prefer
>> to use the nntp interface rather than the mailing lists if possible. Thanks.
> nntp service was indeed decommissioned - there was an email on 11/01/12
> to users@ by Matt.
> You are definitely not alone in preferring nntp access to the mailing
> lists, and there was some activity to get them up and running a few
> months ago, but nothing has come of it.

I've been working on installing mailman on crater to replace the
mailing lists and in theory including an NNTP interface.  I haven't
gotten too far, in part because of reasons.  This shouldn't stop
anyone else from coming up with a better result, but I am at least
working at it.

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