How to access the archive

Martin Neuditschko yosuke.tomoe at
Sat Dec 28 13:12:32 UTC 2002

On Fre, Dez 27, 2002 at 10:49:02 -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Martin Neuditschko <yosuke.tomoe at> writes:
> > Is there a way to use the archive like a normal news group (only
> > reading, not posting) like:
> > ... My normal news group where articles expire after 30
> >                   days
> > ... The full archive of my NG
> Not with the tools that come with INN.  It should be possible to write
> something that would do this, though; it should grab the article from a
> feed like archive already does, edit the newsgroups header, munge the
> References and Message-ID headers in some matching way, and repost the
> message into the new group.
> It's not trivial, but it's also not that much programming work.

Yes, but I have found an other way: I set up a news2mail gateway
and a small procmail-filter. This is much faster.

best regards
Martin Neuditschko

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