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Re: [Pan-users] Re: server priority and completeless

From: Travis
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] Re: server priority and completeless
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 16:26:25 -0700

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From: "Joe Zeff" <address@hidden>
To: <address@hidden>
Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2009 10:16 AM
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] Re: server priority and completeless

> On 03/26/2009 Beartooth wrote:
>>     Maybe I don't know what a binary is. All I ever normally do is 
>> read text. I avoid images, especially moving images, and sound.
> Binarries are non-text files, such as images, sound, movies and 
> programs.  In general, anything (except a url) that Pan has to use an 
> outside program to display would be considered a binary.  If you're 
> limiting yourself (as I do) to text-only groups and Pan is reporting 
> incomplete messages, there's either a problem at your news server, or in 
> your connection.  Unless you're having other connection difficulties, 
> i'd talk to whatever tech support you can get from your news service.

Actually images, moving or still, are just text because NNTP will only accept 

The news client does the converting.

You can read about it here:
Travis in Shoreline Washington

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