Subject Re: [IBO] Yahoo Crap
Author Scott Taylor
At 06:03 AM 03/12/02, you wrote:
> > BUT - NNTP requires a network connection - what we want is
> > something that works mainly local, and updates in one hit
> > when the network connection is available. Current eMail
> > download takes 'minimum call charge' and I can read at
> > leasure.
>never heard about off-line readers? NNTP and SMTP are really the same
>thing in this matter.
> > I do monitor some of the Borland lists, but its a pain so
> > they don't get much of my attention <g>
>What is painful, precisely?

Probably, some News Groups, and sometimes the NNTP servers themselves.