POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.off-topic : Searching newsgroup : Re: Searching newsgroup Server Time
27 Oct 2021 16:47:28 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Searching newsgroup  
From: Jim Henderson
Date: 16 Jan 2021 13:49:21
Message: <60033531$1@news.povray.org>
On Sat, 16 Jan 2021 19:26:11 +0100, Thorsten wrote:

> This is an unclear setting in Thunderbird: The server side search is an
> (almost) standard feature of IMAP mail servers. The search offers you to
> select basically every mailbox and newsgroup you have, but it isn't
> disabled when you only select newsgroups. It actually isn't even
> disabled if an IMAP server does not offer this feature, or even if you
> have only (local) POP3 mailboxes to search.

NNTP also has a feature, but the implementation varies from server to 
server in some respects - some require that the server have certain 
indexing enabled for XHDR to work, but I don't think I've ever seen an 
NNTP implementation that implements full text search.

FWIW.



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