[OT] posting to fedoraproject lists that I am not subscribed to
fatkasuvayu+linux at gmail.com
Tue Jun 15 20:25:15 UTC 2010
On Tuesday 15 June 2010 01:38 AM, Tim wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 22:50 -0700, Suvayu Ali wrote:
>> Any suggestions?
> You can subscribe, then unsubscribe later on.
> Or, instead of subscribing to the mailing lists, you could subscribe to
> the gmane newsgroup portal to these mailing lists. When you use usenet
> instead of mail, your client doesn't have to download all the messages,
> it can fetch just a *list* of message headers as you browse through a
> group. You'll only download a message body when you pick a message from
> the list. What your client actually does is down to configuration, you
> can configure it like a POP3 mail client, and make it drag in all
> Usenet (newsgroup) clients tend to have better features for handling
> lots of messages, too. Easy way to ignore whole threads, easy ways to
> watch specific threads (perhaps highlighting them, or automatically
> fetching those messages while just listing the others), easy ways to
> ignore specific posters, etc.
> See: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.general
> That's just two suggestions for your question. There's probably other
> ways to solve it, too.
Thank you all for the suggestions. I ended up using Gmane in the end.
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