__/ [ Tristan Miller ] on Friday 17 March 2006 10:57 \__
> In article <4413103a$0$6977$ed2619ec@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Alan
> Prescott wrote:
>> I'm getting sick of the aggressive half-wits cross-posting to numerous
>> ngs (esp. what's going on in alt.os.linux.suse atm). Is there any way of
>> setting up a rule to filter out postings being cross-posted to (say) more
>> than 3 ngs in knode?
> IIRC no, but there is a wishlist request for this on
> <http://bugs.kde.org/>. You can vote for it, which may incite the
> developers to get to work on it. In my experience, though, KNode
> development proceeds very, very slowly compared to many other
> applications. If you can code and have the time to spare, maybe you could
> add this feature yourself.
Meanwhile, to compensate for the inability to flag crossposted items, make
sure you have headers in sight and inspect them carefully before replying,
let alone *reading*. Tap 'i' to ignore threads that appear to go on forever
(as in the case with crossposted topics). It doesn't help in case of a flood
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