__/ [ Blinky the Shark ] on Thursday 30 March 2006 23:01 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> __/ [ anonymous ] on Thursday 30 March 2006 14:45 \__
>>> I would like to know about some useful text based news readers for
>>> Slackware Linux.
>>> Thanks in advance for any help.
>> I suspect that slrn is the most popular among newsgroup participants that
>> stick to rudimentary yet powerful environments. Judging by User-Agent
>> statistics in various Linux newsgroups, there seems to be little or no
>> doubt about it. Please take my words with a barrel of salt as I have no
>> hands-on experience with slrn.
> My guess would be slrn, as well with some flavor of vi -- with Gnus and
> tin following (not necessarily in that order).
I know only one person who uses EMacs to post to UseNet. He seems to know
'his stuff' pretty well, but wether it's a valuable indicator or not, I
can't tell. You know what they say: to GNU people, EMacs /is/ the O/S.
Roy S. Schestowitz, Ph.D. Candidate in Medical Biophysics
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