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Re: reading the cfd-online-forum with Gnus


From: Xavier Maillard
Subject: Re: reading the cfd-online-forum with Gnus
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 17:39:23 -0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

On  8 jun 2004, Svend Tollak Munkejord wrote:

> Today, Fabian Braennstroem <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > Svend Tollak Munkejord <address@hidden> writes:
> > 
> > > On 2004-06-06, Fabian Braennstroem <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > I want to read the cfd-online discussion forum
> > > > (http://www.cfd-online.com/Forum/main.cgi) with Gnus.
> > > 
> > > Oh yes, please. The web interface is a drag. 
> > > 
> > > I wrote to them about it a couple of years ago, and this is what
> > > they replied:
> > > 
> > > > The CFD Online discussion forums are only accessible through the
> > > > web I'm  afraid. Have you  tested the different  display options
> > > > that are available? There  are 14 different listing styles which
> > > > you can choose from. To  change style click on "Set Preferences"
> > > > and select  the style  you want to  test. Your settings  will be
> > > > rememberd next time you return (if you have cookies enabled).
> > > 
> > > > -\
> > 
> > For what did you ask for? Changing it to a Mailinglist?
> 
> No, I wasn't quite that radical :-)
> 
> I asked if it was possible to access the CFD Online discussion forums
> through a newsgroup or mailing list interface, and that I would like
> to follow the discussions, but that I found the web interface
> prohibitively awkward compared to that of a proper newsreader.

I agree, I tried to go and  see that website and wow, that's horrible if
you are not used to this design.

I pretty sure,  you can ask the  website manager to offer a  RSS feed to
their readers... And  then, you will be able to visit  it through a cool
neat Gnus session ;)

-- 
Xavier MAILLARD (GnuPG: 1024D/1E028EA5)
EmacsOS user (http://emacsfr.org)
APRIL (http://www.april.org)



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