Tech Support (Anthony Edmistone)
mail at ozzmosis.com
Mon Sep 20 21:12:14 BST 2010
On Tue 2010-09-14 02:06:21 UTC+1000, Anthony (i.lurve.linux at gmail.com) wrote:
> I'm not entirely sure what Ian Fleming is trying to do. However I do
> understand the issue with trying to wade through the mailing list
> submissions from Ubuntu-au and I'm wondering why this mail list
> subscription cannot be switched over to a NNTP or Newsgroup server?
> The advantages are that when people respond to a question, it places
> the answers under the original question indented to the right so
> anyone can see it's a response to the first post.
Thunderbird can already do this (tree view, grouping messages by
thread) with email.
View -> Sort by -> Threaded
Mutt also does this. Also Sylpheed, as I recall.
> It's also a alot easier to search for key words in a newsgroup then
> the mailing list.
Searching for text in email folders using Thunderbird (or Mutt) isn't
> And control of who has access to the newsgroup and who does not would
> be much easier.
I don't think you can claim that without first-hand knowledge of the
access control mechanisms made available by the newsgroup and mailing
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