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Re: gnus fetching headers for ages

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: gnus fetching headers for ages
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 15:47:32 -0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, 24 Mar 2010 21:46:39 +0000 address@hidden (.Martin.) wrote: 

M> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>> I personally never need to see all the messages in a newsgroup.  This is
>> usually thousands of messages (depending on the server retention) and
>> I'm not going to even see 99% of them.

M> I know it's hardly probable that I'll need it. I'm talking more about
M> a situation when I want to access particular messages posted a few
M> days ago (but there were no new posts in that particular thread so
M> the thread won't be visible so I'll have to browse for it) Or is
M> there a better way of accomplishing it?

I just do `C-u 1000 RET' to see the last 1000 messages; this is a habit
by now so I don't even notice when I do it.  Or I mark the thread
messages I want so they will always show up (you can gather all the
messages in a thread based on a single message with `A T').


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