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[leafnode-list] Re: Downloading headers and bodies separately

On Wed, 23 Jun 2004 16:14:45 +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:

> ivanova <flamingivanova@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> I'm using leafnode and pan as a newsreader. Leafnode is configured to
>> initially just download the headers. I'm still on slow dialup so I
>> usually mark the messages I want to read, and download them. With the
>> next fetchnews the bodies are downloaded.
>> There are two problems with this. Pan doesn't recognise the new messages
>> and I can't turn off the cache. I have to close pan to empty the cache
>> and then the whole message shows up. So not that big a problem
>> My second problem is that I can't distinguish between messages who's
>> bodies are downloaded from messages without bodies.
>> Is there some way to mark the messages in some way? Any tips or
>> recommendations?
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=137675
> I've filed a bug report for Pan more than three months ago, no-one even
> cared to open the bug. I'd suggest to grab one of the Pan hackers and seat
> him in front of the report so it gets fixed.
> Until then, you'll have to use a different newsreader.
> Tin (in NNTP mode) works for me.

If everything works as it should, the old dummy message will be deleted
and the new full message will show up right? But I still need a way to
distinguish between messages with bodies and those without. Something
added to the subject or an extra header line perhaps?

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