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reply "Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> writes:
On both machines with which I access this ng, the newsreader (the filthy
Outlook Express) regularly reports that there are x messages not downloaded
(atm it's 12). Is there something on the ng server that is sniffing out
advertisiting, viruses and other filth posted by spamming tossers, and we
are being protected from, or is there something wrong with my newsreader and
I'm missing potentially important messages.

Anyone experience the same thing?

Matthew
Oct 30 2003
next sibling parent reply J Anderson <anderson badmama.com.au.REMOVE> writes:
Matthew Wilson wrote:

On both machines with which I access this ng, the newsreader (the filthy
Outlook Express) regularly reports that there are x messages not downloaded
(atm it's 12). Is there something on the ng server that is sniffing out
advertisiting, viruses and other filth posted by spamming tossers, and we
are being protected from, or is there something wrong with my newsreader and
I'm missing potentially important messages.

Anyone experience the same thing?

Matthew


  

(download all). The 12 message are probably old. D rarely has spam, but I doubt that's due to a filter. -Anderson
Oct 30 2003
parent reply "Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> writes:
"J Anderson" <anderson badmama.com.au.REMOVE> wrote in message
news:bns37b$2cip$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Matthew Wilson wrote:

On both machines with which I access this ng, the newsreader (the filthy
Outlook Express) regularly reports that there are x messages not


(atm it's 12). Is there something on the ng server that is sniffing out
advertisiting, viruses and other filth posted by spamming tossers, and we
are being protected from, or is there something wrong with my newsreader


I'm missing potentially important messages.

Anyone experience the same thing?

(download all). The 12 message are probably old. D rarely has spam, but I doubt that's due to a filter.

I've tried all the settings, and it still happens. And the settings are different on the two machines. :(
Oct 30 2003
parent reply "Luna Kid" <lunakid neuropolis.org> writes:
Matt, I'm afraid it's of not much help, but my OE
says I have 14076 messages not downloaded... :)

(I feel too weak even to try looking after what to
hit here...)

Cheers,
Sz.


"Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> wrote in message
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 "J Anderson" <anderson badmama.com.au.REMOVE> wrote in message
 news:bns37b$2cip$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Matthew Wilson wrote:

On both machines with which I access this ng, the newsreader (the filthy
Outlook Express) regularly reports that there are x messages not


(atm it's 12). Is there something on the ng server that is sniffing out
advertisiting, viruses and other filth posted by spamming tossers, and we
are being protected from, or is there something wrong with my newsreader


I'm missing potentially important messages.

Anyone experience the same thing?

(download all). The 12 message are probably old. D rarely has spam, but I doubt that's due to a filter.

I've tried all the settings, and it still happens. And the settings are different on the two machines. :(

Oct 30 2003
next sibling parent reply "Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> writes:
Yeah it's a weird one. I'm certain that the bulk of those that you mention
are old messages. On one of my machines I deleted the account and when I
brought it back there was a similar number that were not downloaded.

However, what I get on the main machine, which gets kept up to date, is that
every couple of days there are a handful of "not dowloaded"s, which makes me
wonder whether my OE, or the DM server, is filtering them. Sometimes I read
a message and it's clearly been an answer to one I've not seen, so I might
be missing important things (since all you folks have words of gold!)

Oh well, other things are calling me away ...

"Luna Kid" <lunakid neuropolis.org> wrote in message
news:bnsc9g$2p7o$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Matt, I'm afraid it's of not much help, but my OE
 says I have 14076 messages not downloaded... :)

 (I feel too weak even to try looking after what to
 hit here...)

 Cheers,
 Sz.


 "Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> wrote in message

 "J Anderson" <anderson badmama.com.au.REMOVE> wrote in message
 news:bns37b$2cip$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Matthew Wilson wrote:

On both machines with which I access this ng, the newsreader (the




Outlook Express) regularly reports that there are x messages not


(atm it's 12). Is there something on the ng server that is sniffing




advertisiting, viruses and other filth posted by spamming tossers,




are being protected from, or is there something wrong with my




 and
I'm missing potentially important messages.

Anyone experience the same thing?

(download all). The 12 message are probably old. D rarely has spam, but I doubt that's due to a filter.

I've tried all the settings, and it still happens. And the settings are different on the two machines. :(


Oct 30 2003
parent reply "Lars Ivar Igesund" <larsivi stud.ntnu.no> writes:
In this case, I have 11549 messages downloaded, 0 unread.
My newsreader shows some other thing that is very strange, though.
All messages from 5th of March this year until 26th of October has
disappeared. A few weeks ago, I had the messages to about
25th of September. Maybe Outlook Express has reached a limit?

Lars Ivar Igesund

"Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> wrote in message
news:bnscgd$2pkm$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Yeah it's a weird one. I'm certain that the bulk of those that you mention
 are old messages. On one of my machines I deleted the account and when I
 brought it back there was a similar number that were not downloaded.

 However, what I get on the main machine, which gets kept up to date, is

 every couple of days there are a handful of "not dowloaded"s, which makes

 wonder whether my OE, or the DM server, is filtering them. Sometimes I

 a message and it's clearly been an answer to one I've not seen, so I might
 be missing important things (since all you folks have words of gold!)

 Oh well, other things are calling me away ...

 "Luna Kid" <lunakid neuropolis.org> wrote in message
 news:bnsc9g$2p7o$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Matt, I'm afraid it's of not much help, but my OE
 says I have 14076 messages not downloaded... :)

 (I feel too weak even to try looking after what to
 hit here...)

 Cheers,
 Sz.


 "Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> wrote in message

 "J Anderson" <anderson badmama.com.au.REMOVE> wrote in message
 news:bns37b$2cip$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Matthew Wilson wrote:

On both machines with which I access this ng, the newsreader (the




Outlook Express) regularly reports that there are x messages not


(atm it's 12). Is there something on the ng server that is sniffing




advertisiting, viruses and other filth posted by spamming tossers,




are being protected from, or is there something wrong with my




 and
I'm missing potentially important messages.

Anyone experience the same thing?

(download all). The 12 message are probably old. D rarely has




 but I doubt that's due to a filter.

I've tried all the settings, and it still happens. And the settings



 different on the two machines.

 :(



Oct 30 2003
parent "Carlos Santander B." <carlos8294 msn.com> writes:
"Lars Ivar Igesund" <larsivi stud.ntnu.no> wrote in message
news:bnt2bj$t3e$1 digitaldaemon.com...
| In this case, I have 11549 messages downloaded, 0 unread.
| My newsreader shows some other thing that is very strange, though.
| All messages from 5th of March this year until 26th of October has
| disappeared. A few weeks ago, I had the messages to about
| 25th of September. Maybe Outlook Express has reached a limit?
|
| Lars Ivar Igesund
|

Apparently, that's normal behavior. I ran into the same a couple of times
before. No solution, though.

覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧
Carlos Santander


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Oct 31 2003
prev sibling parent reply Hauke Duden <H.NS.Duden gmx.net> writes:
Luna Kid wrote:
 Matt, I'm afraid it's of not much help, but my OE
 says I have 14076 messages not downloaded... :)

Have you tried right-clicking on the newsgroup in the tree and then selecting "Catch up"? I have no idea what this actually does, but it seems to help in these cases. Hauke
Oct 31 2003
next sibling parent "Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> writes:
I've tried any permutation you can think of, to no avail. Guess I'll have to
remain ignorant of the totality of the ng gems. ;)

"Hauke Duden" <H.NS.Duden gmx.net> wrote in message
news:bntgg6$1on2$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 Luna Kid wrote:
 Matt, I'm afraid it's of not much help, but my OE
 says I have 14076 messages not downloaded... :)

Have you tried right-clicking on the newsgroup in the tree and then selecting "Catch up"? I have no idea what this actually does, but it seems to help in these

 Hauke

Oct 31 2003
prev sibling parent reply J Anderson <anderson badmama.com.au.REMOVE> writes:
Hauke Duden wrote:

 Luna Kid wrote:

 Matt, I'm afraid it's of not much help, but my OE
 says I have 14076 messages not downloaded... :)

Have you tried right-clicking on the newsgroup in the tree and then selecting "Catch up"? I have no idea what this actually does, but it seems to help in these cases. Hauke

Parhaps "canceled messages" are not being download (you can cancel your own messages in mozilla)? PS - I've experienced this kinda thing on the mainstream newsgroups, so you are not alone. You should compare what you have downloaded to the website version (as it shouldn't be missing any), if possible.
Oct 31 2003
parent J Anderson <anderson badmama.com.au.REMOVE> writes:
J Anderson wrote:

 Hauke Duden wrote:

 Luna Kid wrote:

 Matt, I'm afraid it's of not much help, but my OE
 says I have 14076 messages not downloaded... :)

Have you tried right-clicking on the newsgroup in the tree and then selecting "Catch up"? I have no idea what this actually does, but it seems to help in these cases. Hauke

Parhaps "canceled messages" are not being download (you can cancel your own messages in mozilla)? PS - I've experienced this kinda thing on the mainstream newsgroups, so you are not alone. You should compare what you have downloaded to the website version (as it shouldn't be missing any), if possible.

clicked on (hence undownloaded) PS - I love this newsgroup because you don't get nailed for asking questions such as this one.
Oct 31 2003
prev sibling parent reply "Andrew Edwards" <edwardsac spamfreeusa.com> writes:
"Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> wrote in message
news:bnrpho$1vah$2 digitaldaemon.com...
 On both machines with which I access this ng, the newsreader (the filthy
 Outlook Express) regularly reports that there are x messages not

 (atm it's 12). Is there something on the ng server that is sniffing out
 advertisiting, viruses and other filth posted by spamming tossers, and we
 are being protected from, or is there something wrong with my newsreader

 I'm missing potentially important messages.

 Anyone experience the same thing?

 Matthew

Interesting... When I'm not trying to learn Linix, I use Outlook Express on Windows XP. I have no such problem...I see all 18759 messages. These are the settings I have am using. Under Tools > Options > Read : News, I've removed the check mark from "Get # headers at a time". Under Tools > Options > Maintenance, ensure that only "Compact messages in the background" is checked. After this, right click on D, and choose Properties: On the Local File tab click on Reset... This will re-download all messages and you will messages on the server and keep them all, unless of course Walter or Jan starts deleting older messages from the server.
Oct 31 2003
next sibling parent reply "Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> writes:
"Andrew Edwards" <edwardsac spamfreeusa.com> wrote in message
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 "Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> wrote in message
 news:bnrpho$1vah$2 digitaldaemon.com...
 On both machines with which I access this ng, the newsreader (the filthy
 Outlook Express) regularly reports that there are x messages not

 (atm it's 12). Is there something on the ng server that is sniffing out
 advertisiting, viruses and other filth posted by spamming tossers, and


 are being protected from, or is there something wrong with my newsreader

 I'm missing potentially important messages.

 Anyone experience the same thing?

 Matthew

Interesting... When I'm not trying to learn Linix, I use Outlook Express on Windows XP. I have no such problem...I see all 18759 messages. These are the settings I have am using. Under Tools > Options > Read : News, I've removed the check mark from "Get

 headers at a time".

YOU ARE A GENIUS!!! That is (or was!) the problem. :)
Oct 31 2003
parent "Andrew Edwards" <edwardsac spamfreeusa.com> writes:
"Matthew Wilson" <matthew-hat -stlsoft-dot.-org> wrote in message
news:bnvfk1$1f21$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 "Andrew Edwards" <edwardsac spamfreeusa.com> wrote in message
 news:bnvelv$1d8a$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 These are the settings I have am using.
 Under Tools > Options > Read : News, I've removed the check mark from


 #
 headers at a time".

YOU ARE A GENIUS!!! That is (or was!) the problem. :)

<blush> :) </blush> Unbelievable! I was actually able to help with "something" on this newsgroup...
Oct 31 2003
prev sibling parent "Walter" <walter digitalmars.com> writes:
"Andrew Edwards" <edwardsac spamfreeusa.com> wrote in message
news:bnvelv$1d8a$1 digitaldaemon.com...
 This will re-download all messages and you will messages on the server and
 keep them all, unless of course Walter or Jan starts deleting older

 from the server.

There are no plans to do that. We've got lots of disk space! What I've wanted to do for some time is to take all the D messages and convert them into html and link them all together. Doing this may finally get Google to index them <g>.
Nov 01 2003