[REBOL] Re: nntp question
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 30-Aug-2001 16:07
On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 10:05:20PM +0200, Kolbjørn Barmen wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, Allen Kamp wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Kolbjørn Barmen" <[kolla--nvg--ntnu--no]>
> > To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]>
> > Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 5:10 AM
> > Subject: [REBOL] Re: nntp question
> > > On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Tim Johnson wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Kolla:
> > > > You might want to take a look at
> > > > http://www.reboltech.com/library/html/nntp.html
> > > > There's a LOT of nntp in there.
> > >
> > > Yes, too much :)
> > >
> > > I just want to grab a message, how hard can it be?
> > The NNTP How to is here http://www.rebol.com/howto.html#news.html , but I'm
> > not sure it ansewers your question.
> Not at all.
> > IMAP
> > In the release notes for 2.5
> > http://www.rebol.com/docs/core25.html it says that imap:// protocol was
> > added.
> "url format and identical to pop://"
> Frankly, this is quite useless in regards to what IMAP was created for.
Rebol's tcp features are wonderful. You should be able to "roll your own"
protocol for your own needs. But you have to be willing to
learn. If you demonstrate that, folks on this list will give you
all the support they can.
"Yew wanna jaw about how NOT to dew it or dew yew
wanna figger out how TO do it. Yer choice."