On 09/02/2018 15:37, Chris Green wrote:
Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.pyt...@pearwood.info> wrote:
On Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:45:29 +0000, Chris Green wrote:

Mark Lawrence <breamore...@gmail.com> wrote:
Please don't waste your time with the gmane website.  Just point any
(semi-)decent mail client like Thunderbird at news.gmane.org and you've

Surely you mean NNTP/Usenet client.

That's what he said :-)

Thunderbird does both mail and news. Or at least it did, last time I

He said ".....(semi-)decent mail client like Thunderbird...."

That seems to imply (to me anyway) that one needs a mail client to
read from news.gmane.org and that's just plain wrong.

While *some* mail clients are also NNTP readers it's by no means
universally true.

Just to head this off at the pass: for the purpose of discussion, could we assume that this particular point doesn't really matter, please?



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