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Re: Emacs Gnus open error?

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Emacs Gnus open error?
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 12:24:09 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, 19 Oct 2009 07:56:43 -0700 (PDT) Shenli <> wrote: 

S> After set gnus-select-method(is it the minimal setting option?) by
S> custom-set-variables
S> '(gnus-select-method (quote (nntp "gnu.emacs.bug")))

S> I try to link to the news server, but Emacs give out error as below.

S> "Unable to open server nntp+gnu.emacs.bug, go offline?
S> nntp (gnu.emacs.bug) open error: '', Continue?"

The minimal setting would be to use the nnml backend since it doesn't
open any network connections.  Some people prefer to use the nnnil
backend, which is even simpler but won't allow you to do anything inside
it, so you'll need secondary or foreign servers for everything.


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