Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> __/ [ Blinky the Shark ] on Friday 05 May 2006 05:44 \__
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> __/ [ trevor ] on Friday 05 May 2006 01:12 \__
>>>> hi Roy. i don't suppose you could help me out with killfile config on
>>> Sure I could. *smile* Are you requesting a killfile or do you need
>>> some help with the fine-level filter controls? The kind
>>> folks at news.software.readers have taught me a few lessons and
>>> equipped me with some valuable KNode tips in the past...
>> Roy, as Treasurer of News Software Readers, I've noticed that your last
>> payment for support is two weeks overdue.
> Hey, Treasurer (or shall I say "your majesty"!)... *blinker falls off*
> I only started one thread and replied to about a dozen. My
> request/contribution ratio is still stands at a mere 5% or so, if not far
> lower, group-wide.
Well, okay, then. You made money on the deal. Talk with Accounts
> Too many XNews threads recently... drives me away... it would be
The Xnews manual points to n.s.r as a source of assistance.
> somewhat of a cyclical case if I set my newsreader to kill a
> newsreader (e.g. subject contains "[XNews]") using filters...
Why would that be cynical? I've filtered clients I don't have any
experience with or knowledge of. Others do, as well. Selective attention
is the *reason* for the group's convention of using "[client name]" in the
subject headers. No problems there; that's what it's for. Some kill a
subset; others upscore a subset.
> Overall, Harold from the SuSE NG was right. It's a friendly newsgroup.
> One just /must/ be selective as many threads are application-specific.
See above. :)
> PS - look ma! No hyphenation. Blinky urged me to drop the -h argument.
Blinky RLU 297263
Killing all posts from Google Groups
The Usenet Improvement Project: http://blinkynet.net/comp/uip5.html
Coming Soon: Filtering rules specific to various real news clients