Marcus L. Rowland (ffutures) wrote,
Marcus L. Rowland


On the whole I want to continue to read newsgroups, but Virgin/NTL are really clobbering the speed of NNTP transfers (so much so that they generally time out - I've just set the timeout Turnpike uses to ten minutes, which may fix that part).

What alternatives are there for accessing newsgroups? Not Google Groups, I hasten to add, I loathe the way they're organized.

Later, for anyone who doesn't read the comments The answer turned out to be pretty simple - collect news using the HTTP protocol instead, if the news server allows it.

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