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[Orgmode] Re: [OT] Emacs for 64 bit Windows 7

From: Markus Heller
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: [OT] Emacs for 64 bit Windows 7
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 13:13:41 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (windows-nt)

Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

> Markus Heller <address@hidden> writes:
>> first, my apologies for my previous posting, that was posted by
>> accident, and when trying to cancel the article in gnus, it prompted
>> me for a Canlock password which I don't know, so I wasn't able to
>> cancel the posting.
> ,----[ (info "(message)Canceling News") ]
> | The `message-cancel-news' command cancels the article in the current
> | buffer.
> | 
> |    The value of `message-cancel-message' is inserted in the body of the
> | cancel message.  The default is `I am canceling my own article.'.
> | 
> |    When Message posts news messages, it inserts `Cancel-Lock' headers
> | by default.  This is a cryptographic header that ensures that only you
> | can cancel your own messages, which is nice.  The downside is that if
> | you lose your `.emacs' file (which is where Gnus stores the secret
> | cancel lock password (which is generated automatically the first time
> | you use this feature)), you won't be able to cancel your message.  If
> | you want to manage a password yourself, you can put something like the
> | following in your `~/.gnus.el' file:
> | 
> |      (setq canlock-password "geheimnis"
> |            canlock-password-for-verify canlock-password)
> | 
> |    Whether to insert the header or not is controlled by the
> | `message-insert-canlock' variable.
> | 
> |    Not many news servers respect the `Cancel-Lock' header yet, but this
> | is expected to change in the future.
> `----

Thanks Tassilo.

Man I really have to learn how to use the manpages/info thingy ...


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