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Re: [leafnode-list] Leafnode and Pan

Thanks Ralf.  I am managing with Sylpheed, but it is not as convenient to 
use.  Downloading numerous bodies takes time, but the updates should be a lot 
quicker.  The best time to switch would probably be starihgt after running 

Version 2.0 is much faster, but I had other problems with it.



On Tuesday 26 March 2002 7:43 pm, you wrote:
> * Doug Laidlaw wrote:
> > Hopefully the final instalment in this sage:
> >
> > I have just tried reading news with slrn (I don't have tin) reading the
> > same Leafnode spool as Knode, and all the missing articles are still
> > there.  The only thing that I can't understand is that in 
> > /soc/genealogy/australia+nz (to use the example in my last posting) the
> > message number quoted by Knode is not listed.  Perhaps I am looking in
> > the wrong place.  But if slrn works, who cares?
> Probably some explanation might help (not sure if it was said already):
> Leafnode in delaybody mode fetches headers, virtually leaving the
> article bodies empty.  Reading those (regularly stored) articles
> makes leafnode fetch the bodies next time (storing the old article
> numbers in interesting.groups/group.name).  This next fetchnews run
> deletes the old (incomplete) articles and saves the complete articles
> in the spool, with a new article number (since they should be increasing
> monotonously).
> This does not happen when not in delaybody mode.  The behaviour
> described above might cause trouble with newsreaders that don't cope
> with this way (seems to me Knode and PAN belong to these).  Suggest
> turning off delaybody if that does not hurt you or using a different
> reader.
> BTW:  Switching from delaybody=1 to delaybody=0 _does_ prevent getting
> outstanding bodies, so be careful.
> Ralf

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