News Digest

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at litech.org
Wed Dec 10 12:48:12 UTC 2003


On Wed, 10 Dec 2003, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Daniel Marsh <jaleco at westlink.net.au> writes:
> 
> > Is it possible to have a digest of a news group created daily and sent
> > out to selected recipients?
> 
> It's certainly possible, and with NEWNEWS it's actually pretty
> straightforward to write with a good support library for handling the NNTP
> parts (the Perl one is likely suitable), [...]

I wonder if it would be easier (although not as scalable) to have 
newsfeeds write the articles (or Message-IDs) to a file, and then have a 
little nightly script prepare the actual mail.


> I don't believe that INN comes with anything to do this.

Or this either.  Although the "archive" script might be somewhat helpful.


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Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at litech.org



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