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Re: Checking groups independently every few minutes

From: Paulo Jorge de O. C. de Matos
Subject: Re: Checking groups independently every few minutes
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 10:45:58 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Ted Zlatanov <> writes:

> Not currently, but it's been requested before.  If you set the levels
> for your topics/groups appropriately, you can ask for only levels N and
> above to be refreshed.  That may be enough for you.

OK, thanks I will look into it then. How about setting up to check
everything every 30min? Also, is there a way to check it without
blocking the other buffers?

> You want a ~/.authinfo file with contents like this:
> machine port imaps login tzz password YOURPASS
> There's been many posts from GMail users about setting Gnus up with it,
> and there are some peculiarities.
> If you're running a recent Emacs, look into the EPA library to encrypt
> your authinfo file.  If not, you can try the encrypt.el library in Gnus,
> but it's going away in favor of EPA so I wouldn't use it.

I guess EPA is what I want then. :) Looking to it!

Paulo Jorge Matos - pocm at
PhD Student @ ECS
University of Southampton, UK

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