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Re: [leafnode-list] New or enhanced filtering in leafnode-2.0?
On Sun, Feb 13, 2000 at 06:06:48PM -0500, Lloyd Zusman wrote:
> I'd like to fervently request that *some* sort of enhanced filtering
> be put into leafnode-2.0, so that it can handle as a minimum the types
> of cases that I outlined above in my examples. Keep in mind that I
It's already done.
> believe that this should be *optional*, and that the current filtering
Hey, you (or rather Mark) convinced me that filtering can be good
An extract from man 5 fetchnews (leafnode-2.0a11):
The filterfile stores a number of entries in the following
newsgroups = [wildmat]
pattern = [pcre]
action = kill|select|[score]
Based on these entries, fetchnews decides whether to
retrieve an article from the upstream server or not. The
entries are considered from the top down.
This manual page was written by Cornelius Krasel
<krasel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> with some inspira-
tion from Lloyd Zusman <ljz@xxxxxxxxxx>.
I'm sure Cornelius will send you a recent alpha version for review if you
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I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.
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