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SubjectRe: News gateway not working
Followup to:  <>
By author: "Chris Swiedler" <>
In newsgroup:
> I didn't want to post to the list with this, but
> didn't get a reply.
> The NNTP gateway hasn't been working for two weeks-- the last list message
> was 9/2/2000. Maybe this is common knowledge on the list (since I'm not
> subscribed, I obviously wouldn't know...) but it's a little discouraging to
> get absolute silence on fa.linux.kernel. If the problem is known, then
> someone should post directly to the newsgroup and let us know when it might
> be fixed. I know there were some massive changes when the list switched to
> new servers, and hopefully that's the reason and it can be fixed soon.
> For many people, the newsgroup is a much easier way to read the list, and
> furthermore it reduces the load on vger, because otherwise we'd have to
> subscribe. So please...look kindly on us.

You'd have to talk to the administrator of that gateway.
Unfortunately, the centralized gateway ( was shut
down by decree due to someone's idea that doing so would stop spam, so
everyone has been running their own little hacks with various levels
of success.

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