On 4/15/2006 12:09 PM firstname.lastname@example.org mumbled something about the
No, YOU are the ignorant one here. My newsreader does just fine
following threads, but when I'm using my handheld, I can't keep every
message on it, so they are deleted after I read them. I'm then left
with only the new messages the next time I pull messages. It's also
PROPER netiquette (something you OBVIOUSLY know nothing about) to quote
the relevant pieces of what you are responding to.
Now, continue with your ignorant life.
When did your medication wear off? Or are you just dumb or ignorant of
how news transfer occurs?
There is no guarantee that the original post ever even made it to his
There is no guarantee that the orignal post arrived before the
Providing at least a small quantity of the original post, to maintain
the context, is helpful. If you want people to listen to what you're
saying, make it easy for them. Otherwise, people will come to the
conclusion that you're just too high-maintenance.
There you go again. Other people should change newsreaders to suit
you. Other people should change news servers to suit you. All because
you're too bloody lazy to include enough of a previous post to indicate
context. Well, at least this time you DID leave in enough of my post to
make it easy to follow, but:
You ARE high-maintenance.
Not high maintenance, just high, perhaps. I particularly enjoyed his
"I haven't found a post missing on the server I use EVER."
Isn't that a bit like, "Everyone who's not here, raise their hand?"
Like, how would he know?
I lied I have six.
Supernews and Giganews are for binaries and have long retention times.
This one I post with is the finest text server on the planet...bar none. It's
free and YOU can't become a member.<g>
allnews.readfreenews is read only but it's the only server on the planet that
shows all the text posts in binaries groups without showing the binaries. Very
The 2 ISP servers I use for downloading but not posting because they display my
IP which is an invitation to hackers.
Thanks to all who have replied but am still somewhat confused and am going
through the same bit of confusion I had before I purchased a framing nailer
several years ago. I am sort of prejudiced to Porter Cable because I already
have a FC350 and it's been a jewel. I notice that you can get a
DA250B/re-built direct from Porter Cable for $129. Has anyone had any
experience with re-builds? RM~
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