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[leafnode-list] Re: Filtering articals

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> Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 22:40:06 +0200
> Subject: [leafnode-list] Re: Filtering articals
> Paul Brooks wrote:
> > I have since had another thought, I dont know how feasable it is but,
> > if another switch (say -d(elete)) was added to applyfilter and it was
> > called with applyfilter -d /path/to/news/artical/10001 to remove the
> > offending article. Since all the filtering part can be missed and
> > the call to the functions to remove the article can be made after
> > validity checks that the article is there ect. It would look after all
> > the overview files and other house keeping itself. Could that do the
> > trick?
> That's what "texpire -C ''" is for. Your "applyfilter
> -d" switch would have to work out the list of Newsgroups the article was
> (cross-)posted to and delete them from the subset your leafnode is
> subscribed to. "Texpire" does all that independent of any filter
> settings, so it is more generic. It also works if a change to the
> various algorithms, hi- and low-water-marks placed the article into
> another article number, because it goes by the globally unique
> Message-ID.
> clemens

Ok thanks for that, I thought that texpire only removed old articles and

no longer read newsgroups.

I will look into it and see if it fits my needs.


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