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Re: Persistent article

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Persistent article
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 16:16:50 -0500
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On Wed, 23 Sep 2009 01:20:16 -0700 (PDT) Francis Moreau 
<> wrote: 

FM> I'm trying to use persistent articles but it seems to no work as I
FM> expect (as usually :).

FM> So in a group, I made the 1000th article persistent by using '*'. So
FM> now the 1000th article is persistent when I quit and come back to the
FM> same group fetching the last 100 articles, I expect to see the article
FM> I made persistent even if it's the 1000th. But as you guessed, my
FM> persistent article is not showed in the group.

FM> I checked that the article is saved in ~/News/cache/ directory.

FM> So is the behaviour I described sooner the correct one ? If so what
FM> the point of persistent article ? otherwise what did I miss ?

I think you should use the tick mark (`!') instead.  Persistent IIUC
means that it will stick around even if the server expires it, but not
that it will show up all the time.


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