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[leafnode-list] Re: leafnode and moderated newsgroups
Arthur Marsh <arthur.marsh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> OK, I'm now running thunderbird 22.214.171.124 and leafnode 1.11-5 and am
> trying to understand how it handles moderated newsgroups (specifically
> groups hosted by news.gmane.org).
> It appears that with moderated gmane.* newsgroups submissions get sent
> directly from my machine to gmane *via email* even though email from the
> smtp server on my machine establishes a secure connection with my ISP's
> mail server for outgoing mail.
It may appear so, but isn't. Leafnode 1 always posts via NNTP, it has
no SMTP or other mail clients. It's your upstream news server's duty to
send the message off via mail.
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