Re: using news
G. Crimp hat gesagt: // G. Crimp wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 03, 1998 at 05:10:51PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Not normally. Typically, a reader doesn't download all articles in a group,
> > it just downloads a summary of the articles in the group (so it can display
> > a list of articles with the subject and the author, say). Then, it downloads
> > each article as you ask to see it, via NNTP. (Some readers can read directly
> > off the local news spool as well, bypassing the news server.)
> > > Is a news spool part of the reader's set up, or the
> > > server's ?
> > The server's.
> So, I need to be on-line to read ? If I wanted to read
> off-line, I would need to maintain a local news spool,
> which is part of the server, therefore I need to be running
> a local server as well ?
Yes. Compared to the WWW/HTTP-World: To read offline, you would
need a kind of cache, e.g. a proxy server.
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