[JDEV] What's up with the newsgroup?
Geir Ove Skjærvik
geiroves at online.no
Fri May 16 04:50:27 CDT 2003
Thanks for the answer: I cannot even ping news.gmane.org (from Norway): I
get request timeout.....
Can you reach it by pinging?
From: jdev-admin at jabber.org [mailto:jdev-admin at jabber.org]On Behalf Of
Sent: 16. mai 2003 05:10
To: jdev at jabber.org
Subject: Re: [JDEV] What's up with the newsgroup?
Geir Ove Skjærvik wrote:
> I am trying to get to the newsgroup as described in
> It's address is: nntp://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.jabber.devel
> However, when I point Outlook (or Outlook Express) at it, it complains
> something like "Cannot open URL: Unknown format".
Try adding a news account where the server = news.gmane.org
Once you've added the account you can subscribe to the newsgroup.
Add it the same way you add a new mail account (I forget the exact menu
since it's been a while since I used Outlook).
I don't know why the nntp:// link isn't working for you, it should make
the new account automatically.
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