POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.off-topic : Searching newsgroup : Re: Searching newsgroup Server Time
10 Aug 2022 14:30:28 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Searching newsgroup  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 16 Jan 2021 13:24:17
Message: <60032f51$1@news.povray.org>
Sorry, I misunderstood one of the menus in Thunderbird. I thought it was 
possible to search directly on the newsgroup server without downloading 
all the messages FIRST. I was wrong.


On 1/16/2021 11:07 AM, Francois Labreque wrote:
> Le 2021-01-14 à 15:55, Mike Horvath a écrit :
>> How do I search for old messages/threads in this newsgroup using
>> Thunderbird? I cannot get any results older than from 2019. I have to
>> use the Web interface to search for older posts. Thanks.
>> Mike
> due to centrifugal forces, older messages have flown away from the edges 
> of the HD and there are now a pile of ones and zeroes at the bottom of 
> the server.
> This is why Unix file systems have a sticky bit for important OS files.
> (Paraphrased from an old USENET FAQ)

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