Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 10 August 2018 07:24:18 zaxonxp wrote:
>> NNTP was a way to go. Sadly not many portals supports it promoting
>> only web access or mail list. Personally I do not like to polute my
>> mailbox with a tons of e-mails and clean them up later on. NNTP client
>> does this when I want it and you can configure it the way you want it.
>> What else would you need for a news groups?
> And NNTP will never get there. Why? Its the most bandwidth hungry thing
> in an ISP's closet of tools. To fully support it needs 2000 times the
> bandwidth of an email server.
Maybe eternal-september is simply an extremely quiet news server, but
the stats page shows they've been transferring at just under 100kbps
(max) over the past month (avg 55kbps).
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