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Re: on automatic gnus-summary-insert-new-articles after posting

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: on automatic gnus-summary-insert-new-articles after posting
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2018 10:17:18 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Robert Girault <r@dev.null> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:
>> Robert Girault <r@dev.null> writes:
>> [...]
>>> This brings me to a point I've been trying to set up Gnus for. I'd like
>>> to keep, for a while, a history of everything I wrote. Saving messages
>>> locally isn't good enough because the context is gone. The context is
>>> the thread.
>>> When I enter a group, I feel lost. I think it's slrn that I've used in
>>> the past. When I'd enter a news group, I'd have a clear idea of what's
>>> happening---which threads are growing and which are not.
>> I looked up slrn, and interestingly the author seemed to have written it
>> because he found Gnus too slow!
> I can't compare it myself.  I run them on different systems.
>> I don't know how slrn does it, so I don't know exactly what effect
>> you're after. Are you using threading? I've got `gnus-show-threads' set
>> to t and `gnus-fetch-old-headers' set to 'some, and that shows me just
>> as much context as I want.
> Surprisingly perhaps, I feel better without threading, so I turned it
> off.  When I wanna see a parent message, I say ^.
>>> Also, my way of working is to write articles, but only post them after
>>> I've reviewed them. I haven't yet acquired skills enough to do that
>>> with Gnus.
>>> I know it's possible to save them as drafts and send them later, but I'd
>>> like to distinguish between partially written messages from messages
>>> queued for delivery.
>> You can use the agent for this. When you're finished with a message, hit
>> "C-c C-j" (gnus-delay-article), and you can choose a future date at
>> which the message will send. It won't actually send at that date unless
>> you run the `gnus-delay-send-queue' command in the *Group* buffer. That
>> might do what you want, though I don't know how easy it is to edit
>> messages once you've added them to the queue.
> The manual says it will send if I check for new messages, but I'm
> thinking I must run gnus-delay-initialize.  I won't turn it on for now.

Oops, that's true, I'd forgotten that part.

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