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Re: [leafnode-list] Automatic posting [slightly OT]

You can do that pretty easily with Perl.  Look for Net::NNTP.  I
haven't tried it, but it looks like it should work with Leafnode.


On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 06:19:54PM +0300, Jan Knutar wrote:
> [slightly OT]
> I'm thinking of trying to make some sort of arrangement that would post
> a faq automatically every week.
> Is it possible to just 'drop' some files into
> /var/spool/news/out.going, and assume that fetchnews will post it?
> Is it ok if the filename is just faq and not the load of numbers that
> leafnode names the files?
> I guess the files would have to contain headers. So far so good...
> The message id... I have to use a different for each post, or else
> the posts wouldn't be accepted, right? Can the ID be anything?
> Then I'd have to include a supersede: header. I should put the
> message-id of last weeks faq there, right? OTOH, that starts to exceed
> my sh skills...
> Does anyone have a faq-posting script already that's compatible with
> leafnode?

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