Re: First time - this better work
Article: 8869 of alt.hackers From: email@example.com (Geoff Winkless) Newsgroups: alt.hackers Subject: Re: First time - this better work Date: 17 Oct 1995 15:31:16 GMT Organization: The University of York, UK Lines: 21 Approved: yeah, I guess... Distribution: world Message-ID: firstname.lastname@example.org NNTP-Posting-Host: sgi17.york.ac.uk X-Newsreader: TIN [version 1.2 PL2] Status: RO
email@example.com wrote: : I'm not a tin user but most newsreaders : setenv NNTPSERVER not.very.secure.provider : will do the trick. Of course telnet is great for finding out whether they'll let : you in or not.. Yep, as a tin user I can confirm it works. OBHack: setting up a script that makes it so I can just type tin n if I want to run the local newsserver, and tin h newservername for another... The clever part is that it automatically worked out a name to use for the .newsrc file by sedding around with the newsserver name... G.