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Re: Loony problems

Subject: Re: Loony problems
From: Dave Gibson
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 17:31:52 +0000
Newsgroups: uk.comp.os.linux

Nigel Wade <nmw@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Jan 2010 18:41:25 +0000, Paul Martin wrote:
> 
>> In article <hj1vnd$1g4$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>>       Robin H wrote:
>>> Can anybody recommend a newsreader that will kill crossposts from a
>>> given group -- 24hoursupport.helpdesk, say?
>> 
>> slrn
>> 
>> 
>> [uk.comp.os.linux]
>> Score: =-9999
>>       Newsgroups: 24hoursupport\.helpdesk
> 
> That match doesn't work for me in Pan. It seems it only matches the first 
> newsgroup in the list. If 24hoursupport is not first in the list the 
> match fails.

Insert ".*" to skip over leading newsgroup names.

       Newsgroups: .*24hoursupport\.helpdesk

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