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Re: How many articles do you want to ...?

From: Richard Riley
Subject: Re: How many articles do you want to ...?
Date: Sun, 06 Sep 2009 14:32:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Merciadri Luca <> writes:

> Hello,
> When fetching threads of a given Usenet group, Gnus *always* asks me
> how many articles I want to fetch. I think that it is unuseful, as I
> have some groups where I want to dowload (the last) 2000 threads, and, on
> another thread, I want only the 5 (last) threads.
> How can I manage to make Gnus keeping trace of how much threads I want
> to fetch in a given Usenet group? If it is impossible to make this
> number varying, depending upon the group, how can I configure Gnus so
> it always fetch x threads without asking me how much?
> If it is still impossible, how can I ask Gnus to use a default value
> about the numbers of threads which need to be downloaded, whatever the
> group?
> Thanks.
> --
> Merciadri Luca
> See

You could start by looking up


Then group parameters.

e.g I have

(setq gnus-large-newsgroup 100);

If you wanted no confirmation then

(setq gnus-large-newsgroup nil)

(ps, I have gnus setup to auto snip signatures on reply : your signature
separator should be "-- " if you want it standard, you have it as "--").



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