Re: [SLRN] Is the SLRN Project Now Dead?
- From: Peter J Ross <pjr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 19 Feb 2007 22:29:40 GMT
On Mon, 19 Feb 2007 11:57:37 -0600, »Q« <boxcars@xxxxxxx> wrote in
Peter J Ross <pjr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
It appears to be at least partly fixed in the latest Debian package,
0.9.8.1pl1-27, which includes some patches from Slrn CVS. We may yet
live to see Slrn 1.0!
Do you know if Debian has built it against S-Lang 2?
Yes, it has. That's the reason why Debian/Ubuntu users have had
But tonight I've been glancing at various newsgroups where posters use
Hebrew, Japanese and Cyrillic, and the letters appear correctly. And
your iso-latin charset appears correctly too.
But you have to use the fallback_charset variable or you'll have a
real mess in groups where people post broken MIME posts.
So currently I think this is a treat for Debian users only, since
fallback_charset exists only in Debian.
But let's face it, some of you Ubuntu people have been using Ubuntu
for long enough to be ready to start using *real* Debian. If I can
work out how to use real Debian, you can.
FWIW, the changes since 0.9.8 are in CVS' changelog,
Yes, our beloved newsreader is not dead.
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