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[leafnode-list] Re: fetchnews doesn't fetch anything

Manfred Lotz <manfred.lotz@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It seems that especially this filter entry
> newsgroups = .*
> pattern = ^Subject:(?!.*bad weather)
> action = kill

> filters all messages out. Don't know why.

,----[ man pcre ]
|   foo(?!bar)
| matches any occurrence of "foo" that is not  followed  by  "bar".

So none of the messages had a subject including bad weather.

The PROPER way to handle HTML postings is to cancel the article, then hire
a hitman to kill the poster, his wife and kids, and fuck his dog and smash
his computer into little bits. Anything more is just extremism.
				-- Paul Tomblin

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