I'm using NewsCache <http://www.infosys.tuwien.ac.at/NewsCache/> as news proxy. I can retrieve msg lists (the thread pane is filled correctly), but after clicking an a msg, "A news error occured: No newsgroup selected" appears.
Assignee: phil → sspitzer
I don't think the news proxy code is hooked up in 5.0 yet. I'll need to bring it over from 4.x and get it working in the new world.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Seth, tnx for taking this bug, but the problem is not missing proxcy support, I think. NewsCache supports NNTP and acts towards the client as normal news server. (The main difference to a normal NNTP server is, that NewsCache only fetches articles/summaries on request.) I.e. I enter the name of the proxy in the client configuration.
ben, do you have a NewsCache set up that I can use for testing? or, is there a public one set up for testing purposes?
> do you have a NewsCache set up that I can use for testing? No. Reasons: - Security - I only have a dialup Internet connection > is there a public one set up for testing purposes? Not, that I would know of. Sorry. But I can help you it setting up, if I have a shell account, which I can access.
I'll send mail to the NewsCache team asking if they have one set up for testing. if not, I'll have to take some time and set one up. note, this is a low priority bug.
moving to m16.
Target Milestone: M16
Triage to M18. Please let me know if this must be in beta2.
Target Milestone: M16 → M18
try this again in tomorrows build. this could have been fixed with my fix for another bug.
I got your recent nsNNTPProtocol.* checkin and it works! Yeah. Good bet. FIXED. (For now. I currently can't test extensively since the server seems to have problems, but I was able to read posts in one group.)
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
excellent! thanks for testing. eventually, I'd still like to get a "NewsCache" setup, but that will have to wait. if you find more interoperability bugs against NewsCache, please log them.
QA Contact: lchiang → stephend
Verified via Ben's comment 10
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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