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Re: nnrss group and auto-expire

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: nnrss group and auto-expire
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:38:37 -0800
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Rud1ger Sch1erz <> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:
>> I'm not certain, but I wouldn't expect expiry to work at all in nnrss
>> groups. They are essentially read-only, whereas expiry means you want
>> the articles to *go* somewhere after a certain period of time. I
>> wouldn't expect you could make nnrss articles go anywhere.
> Well, when fetching articles from an RSS feed, don't they get stored
> locally in a rss file in ~/News/rss/...? 
> I would expect, that I was able, to kill them there, which should also be
> possible by expiring? Sure, you couldn't kill'em at the origin RSS
> feed... 

You're right, there is a `nnrss-request-expire-articles', guess I should
have looked at the code first! My only suggestion at this point is to
e-debug that function, and step through it -- maybe you'll see something
going wrong.


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