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Re: Question about gnus behavior

From: Bob Fry
Subject: Re: Question about gnus behavior
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 16:33:15 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.1008 (Gnus v5.10.8) XEmacs/21.4.21 (windows-nt)

>>>>> "TZ" == Ted Zlatanov <> writes:

    TZ> On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 15:42:58 -0600 Peter Jones
    TZ> <> wrote:
    PJ> Bob Fry <> writes:
    >>> I was visiting the rec.aviation.homebuilt newsgroup and killed
    >>> a thread with subject "Falcon Gauges". That was the end of
    >>> unread messages in the group so I exited.  Then I decided, oh,
    >>> I did want to read that thread; so revisited the group.  Since
    >>> there were no unread messages I typed 100 for the number of
    >>> messages to retrieve.  But that particular thread did not
    >>> appear.  Why?  I cannot figure out how to see it again in
    >>> gnus.

    PJ> IIRC, when you enter a group, there is an implicit limit so
    PJ> that the summary buffer only shows you unread articles.  You
    PJ> can try popping the limit "/w" and also adding old articles to
    PJ> the limit "/o".

Yes, /o works.

    TZ> I find it even easier to use

    TZ> C-u 100 ENTER

This doesn't work; the thread I killed doesn't appear with the above
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