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Re: How to get to info mode

From: Richard Riley
Subject: Re: How to get to info mode
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 16:46:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

"Colin S. Miller" <address@hidden> writes:

>> Looks fine here. Does slrn not render html?
>> (although yes, posting to groups in html is bad, tis his is a mailing list
>>  recreated by gmane or a ng?)
> This is a newsgroup,, also bi-directionally mirrored to
> the mailing list address@hidden
> Most people consider HTML encoding text-only messages to newsgroups and 
> mailing-lists
> to be a breach of netiquette; this is a hang-over from the days of
> low-bandwith links.

I would agree that html is bad. But his news reader is not "broken" as
suggested by Jon : rather his set up is wrong. One of the nice things
about w3m is that it handles html "text" posts quite well and one is
often not even aware one is reading a yucky html contribution.

> Gmane (amongst other sites) mirrors and archives this group.
> HTH,
> Colin S. Miller


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