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Posted: 6 Days 17 Hours ago by: wasbit"Bernd Rose" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com... That's the most logical explanation that fits the evidence. When it happens, I turn spellchecking off and then back on. Often (b
Posted: 6 Days 17 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseSometimes, word boundary detection of the Dialog composition window gets out of synch. In my experience, deleting and re-entering a character from the first word of the text with red underlining re-initializes the word boundary detectio
Posted: 6 Days 20 Hours ago by: Jim SYou need to set a default language/dictionary from the right-box next to the spellcheck tick box.
Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: wasbitOften something triggers the Dialog automatic spell check algorithm to turn entire lines (sometimes the entire article I'm composing) red. To stop it, I click spell checking on and off a few times. That seems to "slap" Dialog's spell chec
Posted: 7 Days 7 Hours ago by: LewisThe only thing that stands out to me at all on a quick skim, and it is minor, is that I would rewrite the first part under mstmp to make it more clear that one can easily go for years (decades, in my case) without needing mstmp at all
Posted: 7 Days 14 Hours ago by: LewisNot there (well, in /opt/homebrew/... on an M1 machine. mdfind -name mime.sl on my mac, no results and locate mime.sl on FreeBSD, no results. However, I did find it in a backup of my FreeBSD 12.x install from before I went to Freebsd
Posted: 8 Days 16 Hours ago by: Ted HeiseI did not read in detail, but skimmed down through the main page. Seems very solid. Thanks (yet again) for your contributions to the community!
Posted: 9 Days ago by: issdr~ % brew ls --verbose slrn | grep mime /usr/local/Cellar/slrn/1.0.3a_1/share/slrn/slang/mime.sl (or `locate mime.sl' in case you've trained it)
Posted: 9 Days 5 Hours ago by: andrewhttps://help.ubuntu.com/community/slrn This little document started on my own personal web space, lived briefly on the Ubuntu Forums and has now had its final polish on the Ubuntu Community Wiki. That covers a time period of about 20 ye
Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: LewisHmm.. I wonder why homebrew has elided that file then.
Posted: 9 Days 16 Hours ago by: issdr~ $ wget http://jedsoft.org/releases/slrn/slrn-1.0.3a.tar.bz2 --2022-05-13 23:13:13-- http://jedsoft.org/releases/slrn/slrn-1.0.3a.tar.bz2 Resolving jedsoft.org (jedsoft.org)... 184.108.40.206 Connecting to jedsoft.org (jedsoft.org)|199
Posted: 9 Days 19 Hours ago by: LewisWhere is mime.sl and/or mime-support.sl? A quick query on DDG did not help, but did turn up some useless mentions about other decoders for slrn from 2005.
Posted: 10 Days 17 Hours ago by: issdractually it seems the way TB manages OpenPGP signed, base64ed articles. a charm Tavis, thank you very much
Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: Tavis OrmandyAhh - you're right, it seems like Thunderbird users are sending CRLF line endings. That's weird. You could try a patch to mime.sl like this: --- /usr/share/slrn/slang/mime.sl 2022-05-12 10:50:21.980521000 -0700 +++ /usr/share/slrn/
Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: issdri followed up to my own post. not a regular user here, i found that out right after doing such a mess... btw, could you check that message on linux.debian.devel and see whether you get those nasty cr's too?
Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Tavis OrmandyHmm - it's not clear to me what mime-support.sl does that just the plain mime.sl that comes with slrn doesn't do? FWIW, I just have `interpret "mime.sl"` and I can read multipart messages just fine, I've never noticed any line ending pro
Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: issdrsimpler way for version 1.0.3 is mime.sl not better though, same output. i'm thinking about a macro to strreplace those line ends. any suggestions?
Posted: 12 Days 22 Hours ago by: Lewis<http://www.fpx.de/fp/Software/UUDeview/> I don't know that distro, but on my FreeBSD it is in ports. /usr/ports/converters/uudeview It is also in homebrew.
Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: Michael UplawskiHere is one site proposing downloads: https://pkgs.org/download/uudeview But as this appears to be the same (quite old) version of uudeview, you can also consult the uudeview homepage: http://www.fpx.de/fp/Software/UUDeview/ and there t
Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: John D Groenveld<URL:http://www.fpx.de/fp/Software/UUDeview/> John firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: issdrthat's a multipart, gpg signed message, not simply a base64 encoded post. https://user.fm/files/v2-838561f84fe4c1c18c853f227cbe9255/Clipboard.png this is how i got to view it properly in slrn, *almost* (bad, weird line ends). there mig
Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: William UnruhOK, I am simply using my distribution (Mageia 8) version of slrn. So I guess I am going to have to recompile it for myself and put in a bug report to the distribution. Thanks for the suggestions. Where do I find the uudeview library (
Posted: 13 Days 8 Hours ago by: Michael UplawskiAs the OP's slrn was compiled without the uudeview configure-option, it is quite normal that slrn does not automatically decode the posts concerned. I just checked my own configure-option and can confirm that *+uudeview* appears do be a
Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: Lewisuudeview probably does UUdecoding, so that one?
Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: LewisReally? I do not see base64 posts. Where are these people posting? Which probably indicates you can just ignore them, that's what I would do. slrn has base64 decoding built-in, as I recall. Can you just pretend the post is a binary?
Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: William UnruhJust to add definitelness here is the latest post of this type I ran acress. But I have probably run across about 10 of them in the past few months ----------------------------------------- From: Paul Gevers <email@example.com> Newsgroups
Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: William UnruhThese are the only differences with mine. -canlock, -ssl -uudeview instead of your +s. Not sure which of those three would make the differnce.
Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: issdrnot a problem here... Welcome to the Emacs shell ~ $ slrn --version slrn 1.0.3 S-Lang Library Version: 2.3.2 Operating System: Linux COMPILE TIME OPTIONS: Backends: +nntp +slrnpull +spool External programs / libs: +canlock +inews +s
Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: William UnruhIt seems that more and more people are posting as base64 encoded posts. Presumably some idiotic reader is encoding news posts before posting. slrn does not seem to translate these into something readable. a) Is there some way of getting sl
Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: wasbit"Bernd Rose" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com... The Windows settings solved it! It has nothing to do with Dialog. But I did uncheck the IE setting as per VanguardLH. Thanks.
Posted: 15 Days 16 Hours ago by: VanguardLHSingle-click on URLs works for me; however, I do *not* have the following setting enabled: Open clicked URLs in new IE windows "Windows" doesn't say which edition, version, or feature update you are using. For Windows 10, changes we
Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseThis is only implemented for text/plain view. Therefore, make sure that the links which failed on you were not links shown on the html view of Dialog. Because InternetExplorer reaches EOL, Microsoft pushed Edge in the last couple of mo
Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: wasbitDialog Settings > General settings > Misc URLs execute on single click It used to work but then it stopped working. https://i.postimg.cc/Jz5h0p4N/Clipboard.jpg Now nothing happens no matter how many times I click on any URL in Dialog.
Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseApart from intermediate draft states of messages you compose, nothing really comes to mind. After CompactDatabase your Data folder probably has nearly the same size as its latest backup. Numbers of the group files are, nevertheless, like
Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: SqwertzI'll tell you mine (although you'll probably denounce it ;-) I do a compress every so often, but since I never delete anything, that basically just serves a backup - unless Dialog keeps other housekeeping info in there that it deletes
Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: Jim SThat's the one. Thanks
Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseOnly the archived version: http://web.archive.org/web/20180803232702/http://dialog.datalist.org/scripts/script_library.html Some individuals still have their own scripts online, like: http://www.barghahn-online.de http://4d.vollmeier.at
Posted: 18 Days 14 Hours ago by: Jim SIseem to remember that years ago I had a script library for 40tude Dialog. Is it still on line?
Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: BorisAnthony Soprano <Soprano@newjersey.invalid> wrote in news:firstname.lastname@example.org: It's very odd. Both my Gravity and Xnews readers have eternal-september set up as port 119. It seems that what allows me to log on to eternal- septe
Posted: 18 Days 17 Hours ago by: Anthony SopranoSSL server on eternal-september is down. You can set up your news reader to use port 119
Posted: 18 Days 18 Hours ago by: issdrthanks for sharing Tristan
Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: Tristan MillerGreetings. On 21/04/2022 20.47, issdr wrote: It's already been done, in a manner of speaking. The add-on doesn't work with newer versions of Thunderbird because the new WebExtension API exposes no method for filtering messages. A fe
Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: BorisI had Gravity configured and working fine. Today, I had to reset my wifi router (Netgear R6400). Even though Gravity is running on my ethernet connection to the router, when I launch Gravity, I get this: https://postimg.cc/8JrnhC1j R
Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: The DoctorGroup : news.software.readers Statistics : from 4/1/2022 to 4/30/2022 ***** Users with most messages ***** num| Name | Nb Msg | size | or. | % ----|-------------------------------|--------|--------|-----|-------
Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: The DoctorXanaNews Statistic for news.software.readers. 5/1/2022 12:20:01 PM From article 144712 (4/1/2022 1:09:43 AM) to article 144759 (4/30/2022 5:04:34 PM) Number of threads ................... 9 Number of articles .................. 49 Aver
Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: wasbit"Bernd Rose" <email@example.com> wrote in message <news:firstname.lastname@example.org>... I understand as I had looked in the help before I had asked. I was hoping there was an existing parsing like the date has Yea
Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseThe variable %full-name% is the name part of the whole %from% address. Apart from this, no further variants of these two variable are available. It is theoretically possible to parse and alter the attribution line in an OnBeforeSending
Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: wasbit"Bernd Rose <email@example.com>" wrote in message <news:firstname.lastname@example.org>... Fair enough. It's not a message-id without the angle brackets. Do you know if Dialog can break the %from% & %full-name% apart
Posted: 22 Days 6 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseFrom RFC850 - 2.1.7 Message-ID: | The angle brackets are considered part of the message ID. https://www.freesoft.org/CIE/RFC/850/10.htm Bernd
Posted: 22 Days 14 Hours ago by: wasbit"Bernd Rose" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... That means it's not typically customized by the user. At least, I wouldn't have customized it, so I don't need to back it up spe
Posted: 22 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseEach newsgroup is usually accompanied by a textual description. For nsr you probably can read "Discussing software for reading network news (Usenet)." above the message header pane. The file alldsc.dss contains the whole list of group n
Posted: 22 Days 18 Hours ago by: wasbit"Bernd Rose" <email@example.com>" wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... Thanks for all the advice. I learned what I didn't know which makes my next backup easier. The most recent problem of not see
Posted: 22 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseIt will not be altered. User added words go to the user dictionaries. These should be recognizable by your name. Apart from this: If you look into them you'll see a reference to "Addict Dictionary Compiler" with pre-compiled dictionaries
Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: wasbit"Bernd Rose" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... I didn't know that Dialog could be copied without installing. Thank you. Mine is in c:\dialog Good to know. That's easier. Ju
Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bernd Rose40tude Dialog is completely self-contained. Some user scripts have been relying on absolute paths and therefore would need adjustment. Apart from this, the whole Dialog directory could be copied to whatever location (even USB thumb driv
Posted: 23 Days 3 Hours ago by: wasbit"wasbit" <wasbitREMOVE@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:email@example.com... Sorry. I said the wrong word "backup" above so I fix that below for clarity. To clarify what I do is I periodically make a backup of the whole dialo
Posted: 23 Days 3 Hours ago by: wasbit"wasbit" <wasbitREMOVE@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... To clarify what I do is I periodically make a backup of the whole dialog directory and then when the original gets corrupted, then I delete that entir
Posted: 23 Days 3 Hours ago by: wasbit"Bernd Rose" <email@example.com>" wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... Not really. I make a full backup periodically because corruptions are frequent enough and you never know what got corrupted. B
Posted: 23 Days 6 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseIf I understand correctly, you recreate everything from scratch? (Instead of restoring a current backup.) I'd rather suggest to keep a full backup of the Dialog folder and its subfolders (with the exception of "data") and replace it,
Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: LafeSlava Ukraini :)
Posted: 23 Days 14 Hours ago by: wasbit"Bernd Rose" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... For some reason my brain didn't initially correctly process that you said this is a step that I have NOT been doing - & which I ha
Posted: 23 Days 14 Hours ago by: wasbit"Sqwertz" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... For this question it really doesn't matter why Dialog gets corrupted. It only matters that Dialog does get corrupted. I'm not blaming Dialog. I wo
Posted: 23 Days 14 Hours ago by: wasbit"Bernd Rose" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... I have years of experience with Dialog so I have a tested sequence to repopulate the setup when Dialog gets corrupted, but I don't
Posted: 23 Days 15 Hours ago by: SqwertzThis had happened to me during plenty power outages/improper shutdowns (while Dialog is idle) and when I've been downloading hundreds of thousands of headers. -sw
Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseIt shouldn't. Despite its age, corruption of the setup and/or database of Dialog is /not/ to be expected. Maybe there is some general problem, like an unsuitable path of installation (UAC protected folder), an interfering AV program, o
Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: Sn!peSometimes I think Gordon owns me, rather than the other way about. It's more a symbiotic partnership, really. ≈:o)
Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: RStreetssnipeco.email@example.com (Sn!pe) wrote in news:1pr5970.fvrz3hza68zwNfirstname.lastname@example.org: Thanks very much. I went there originally, but was looking for something Gravity specific. The answer was here "Once you set the news reader to alwa
Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: Sn!peThis a FAQ, see item 2 here: <https://www.eternal-september.org/index.php?showpageúq>
Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: RStreetsRStreets <email@example.com> wrote in news:firstname.lastname@example.org: OK. Link 'read all articles' to the particular newsgroup.
Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: RStreetsI'm trying Gravity 3.0.11, using "news.eternal-september.org" as my news server, but can only get it to load eternal-september groups. How do I configure it to load all newsgroups. Also, I notice that when I read an article, it disappear
Posted: 24 Days 19 Hours ago by: wasbitEvery once in a while Dialog gets corrupted which isn't a problem because it can easily be reinstalled and then repopulated before the GUI is run as long as I've archived a few of the most important custom setup repopulation files such as s
Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Jim SPS. Just checked and found this: Program PlonkWithAddress; //v0.4 24/Gennaio/2005, by MLC uses Forms, StdCtrls; var myForm: TForm; myMemo: TMemo; mail: string; Function EmptyClipboard:boolean; external 'EmptyClipboard@user32.dll std
Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Jim SYes. I was initially plonking by subject and seperately by name using the built in Plonk Rule and Subject-Plonk Rule repectively. I got fed up with being asked every time and you came to my rescue. I vaguelly remember plonking by name an
Posted: 26 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bernd Rose^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Not entirely. ;-) I marked the relevant differences above. Originally, you wanted to be able to alternatively plonk on name (= first script) as well as on subject (= second scr
Posted: 27 Days 5 Hours ago by: Jim SFollow-up Apart from their names aren't these two scripts identical?
Posted: 27 Days 14 Hours ago by: Jim SThanks again guru
Posted: 27 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bernd RoseHiding on status 'read' hampers access to articles already read, but still containing worthwhile information. Therefore, status 'ignore' usually is preferred as hiding pointer. But depending on your pre-defined default plonk-rule either
Posted: 27 Days 19 Hours ago by: Jim SAh! My default view is to hide 'read' messages.
Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bernd Rose[40tude Dialog: 2 Scripts to plonk without confirmation dialog] IMHO, we already talked about this in this very thread. Please take a look at my altered versions of the scripts from 2021-04-19 (18:42): Message-ID: <1fevaouhkj7bx.dlg@b
Posted: 28 Days ago by: Jim SHi Bernd I finally plucked up the courage to do these scripts (53 weeks after) Of course it works a treat, but I would quite like it to delete the header at the same time. Currently I have to read the article and them - 'show only unrea
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