On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 8:05 AM, <codewiz...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Friday, February 9, 2018 at 2:48:17 PM UTC-5, Chris Green wrote:
>> codew...@gmail.com wrote:
>> > On Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 7:15:16 PM UTC-5, pyotr filipivich wrote:
>> > > [snip]
>> > > Those of us who do not use google-groups may not notice the loss
>> > > of the google groupies.
>> > I use GG to read comp.lang.python because of the following combination
>> > of factors. I would definitely be happier if there was another way to
>> > do this, so that I wouldn't have to wade through lots of spam.
>> > - I read it from both home and work.
>> > - I can't install any additional software at work.
>> > - There is no newsgroup reader software available at work.
>> > - GG tracks read/unread status of every post. This is shared
>> > between work and home through my Google account.
>> > - When I (very rarely) post from work, I can't
>> > do it by email, since outgoing email is blocked.
>> Alternative approach, what I do:-
>> Run a text mode (but very capable and mouse aware) newsreader on
>> my home system, read news locally using that.
>> Use ssh (is that available at worK?) to connect from work to home
>> and run the same newsreader in the same environment. If you can't
>> even ssh from work then you can always use an 'ssh from the web'
>> app from your wenb browser.
>> The newsreader I use is tin by the way.
>> Chris Green
> ssh would be even a bigger problem here. As I mentioned, I can't even email
> from work to the outside! All web sites that provide remote connectivity
> tools are blocked.
... yet they're okay with you browsing newsgroups? I think you may
have a Layer Eight conflict here.