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Re: What is a "dormant article"?

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: What is a "dormant article"?
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 18:33:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110009 (No Gnus v0.9) Emacs/22.2.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, Apr 19 2008, William Xu wrote:

> HPL <> writes:
>> What is a dormant article?  I really don't know.
> Sounds like `cached'.  
> This word is also very difficult for non-native English speakers like
> me, to understand...

,----[ (info "(gnus)Unread Articles") ]
| `?'
|      Marked as dormant (`gnus-dormant-mark').
|      "Dormant articles" will only appear in the summary buffer if there
|      are followups to it.  If you want to see them even if they don't
|      have followups, you can use the `/ D' command (*note Limiting::).
|      Otherwise (except for the visibility issue), they are just like
|      ticked messages.

See also: (info "(gnus)Article Caching").

I don't know how to make it more clear.

Bye, Reiner.
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