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Re: Status of Group buffer

From: Sebastien Vauban
Subject: Re: Status of Group buffer
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:42:43 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.2 (windows-nt)

Hi Tassilo,

Tassilo Horn wrote:
> "Sebastien Vauban" writes:
> Hi Seb,
>> I'm wondering, for some time, why the Group buffer is like if it was a
>> "Modified" buffer (see `**' in the modeline). Shouldn't it be
>> read-only instead (`%') like Dired?
> The ** indicates that there are changes that haven't been saved to your
> ~/.newsrc.eld yet.  Hit `s' in *Group*, and the ** will go away.
> If you quit gnus uncleanly (e.g. simply kill *Group*) when there's the
> ** mark, you'll be queried if gnus should read the auto-saved dribble
> file at the next startup.

That does make a lot of sense. Thanks for enlightening me!

Best regards,

Sebastien Vauban

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