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Re: retaining marked articles in summary buffer?

From: Eric S Fraga
Subject: Re: retaining marked articles in summary buffer?
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2017 15:13:06 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Thursday,  2 Mar 2017 at 14:49, Ben Bacarisse wrote:
> Eric S Fraga <> writes:


>> So what does the 'passive setting accomplish?
> It turns off all automatic caching making it an entirely manual process.
> The result is that * saves the article essentially forever (by entering
> it into the cache) and M-* removes is from the cache (usually deleting
> in the process).
> The manual calls this "Persistent Articles" and it's described in the
> section after "Article Caching".  I found this a bit confusing.  I'd
> have called that setting 'manual' rather than 'passive'.

Ah, okay, thanks!  Yes, manual may be better than passive but passive
now makes sense.

Eric S Fraga (GnuPG: 0xC89193D8FFFCF67D)

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