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23 lisp/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,26 @@
+Mon Sep 15 00:40:09 1997 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@menja.ifi.uio.no>
+
+ * gnus.el: Quassia Gnus v0.4 is released.
+
+Mon Sep 15 00:19:07 1997 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@ifi.uio.no>
+
+ * gnus-sum.el (gnus-summary-goto-article): Accept Message-ID's.
+
+Sun Sep 14 21:41:35 1997 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@ifi.uio.no>
+
+ * gnus-sum.el (gnus-group-make-articles-read): No params.
+
+ * nndraft.el (nndraft-status-string): Fix.
+
+ * gnus-draft.el (gnus-group-send-drafts): New command.
+
+ * gnus-sum.el (gnus-compute-read-articles): Separated.
+ (gnus-update-read-articles): Allow computation.
+
+ * nndraft.el (nndraft-articles): New function.
+
+ * message.el (message-send): Disabled test.
+
Sun Sep 14 21:17:34 1997 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@menja.ifi.uio.no>
* gnus.el: Quassia Gnus v0.3 is released.
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1  lisp/gnus-agent.el
@@ -155,6 +155,7 @@
"Jc" gnus-enter-category-buffer
"Jj" gnus-agent-toggle-plugged
"Js" gnus-agent-fetch-session
+ "JS" gnus-group-send-drafts
"Ja" gnus-agent-add-group)
(defun gnus-agent-group-make-menu-bar ()
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19 lisp/gnus-draft.el
@@ -122,13 +122,28 @@
(gnus-uu-mark-buffer)
(gnus-draft-send-message))
+(defun gnus-group-send-drafts ()
+ "Send all sendable articles from the draft group."
+ (interactive)
+ (gnus-request-group "nndraft:draft")
+ (save-excursion
+ (let ((articles (nndraft-articles))
+ (unsendable (gnus-uncompress-range
+ (cdr (assq 'unsend (gnus-info-marks
+ (gnus-get-info "nndraft:draft"))))))
+ article)
+ (while (setq article (pop articles))
+ (unless (memq article unsendable)
+ (gnus-draft-send article))))))
+
;;; Utility functions
-(defun gnus-draft-setup (article)
+(defun gnus-draft-setup (article &optional group)
(gnus-setup-message 'forward
(message-mail)
(erase-buffer)
- (if (not (gnus-request-restore-buffer article gnus-newsgroup-name))
+ (if (not (gnus-request-restore-buffer
+ article (or gnus-newsgroup-name "nndraft:draft")))
(error "Couldn't restore the article")
;; Insert the separator.
(goto-char (point-min))
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5 lisp/gnus-group.el
@@ -1508,7 +1508,10 @@ If ALL is a number, fetch this number of articles."
"Select the current group \"quickly\".
This means that no highlighting or scoring will be performed.
If ALL (the prefix argument) is 0, don't even generate the summary
-buffer."
+buffer.
+
+This might be useful if you want to toggle threading
+before entering the group."
(interactive "P")
(require 'gnus-score)
(let (gnus-visual
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95 lisp/gnus-sum.el
@@ -4079,13 +4079,10 @@ The resulting hash table is returned, or nil if no Xrefs were found."
(gnus-group-make-articles-read name idlist))))
xref-hashtb)))))
-(defun gnus-group-make-articles-read (group articles)
- "Update the info of GROUP to say that ARTICLES are read."
- (let* ((num 0)
- (entry (gnus-gethash group gnus-newsrc-hashtb))
+(defun gnus-compute-read-articles (group articles)
+ (let* ((entry (gnus-gethash group gnus-newsrc-hashtb))
(info (nth 2 entry))
- (active (gnus-active group))
- range)
+ (active (gnus-active group)))
(when entry
;; First peel off all illegal article numbers.
(when active
@@ -4106,6 +4103,25 @@ The resulting hash table is returned, or nil if no Xrefs were found."
(when (or (> id (cdr active))
(< id (car active)))
(setq articles (delq id articles))))))
+ ;; If the read list is nil, we init it.
+ (if (and active
+ (null (gnus-info-read info))
+ (> (car active) 1))
+ (setq ninfo (cons 1 (1- (car active))))
+ (setq ninfo (gnus-info-read info)))
+ ;; Then we add the read articles to the range.
+ (gnus-add-to-range
+ ninfo (setq articles (sort articles '<))))))
+
+(defun gnus-group-make-articles-read (group articles)
+ "Update the info of GROUP to say that ARTICLES are read."
+ (let* ((num 0)
+ (entry (gnus-gethash group gnus-newsrc-hashtb))
+ (info (nth 2 entry))
+ (active (gnus-active group))
+ range)
+ (when entry
+ (setq range (gnus-compute-read-articles group articles))
(save-excursion
(set-buffer gnus-group-buffer)
(gnus-undo-register
@@ -4114,17 +4130,8 @@ The resulting hash table is returned, or nil if no Xrefs were found."
(gnus-info-set-read ',info ',(gnus-info-read info))
(gnus-get-unread-articles-in-group ',info (gnus-active ,group))
(gnus-group-update-group ,group t))))
- ;; If the read list is nil, we init it.
- (and active
- (null (gnus-info-read info))
- (> (car active) 1)
- (gnus-info-set-read info (cons 1 (1- (car active)))))
- ;; Then we add the read articles to the range.
- (gnus-info-set-read
- info
- (setq range
- (gnus-add-to-range
- (gnus-info-read info) (setq articles (sort articles '<)))))
+ ;; Add the read articles to the range.
+ (gnus-info-set-read info range)
;; Then we have to re-compute how many unread
;; articles there are in this group.
(when active
@@ -5693,21 +5700,25 @@ Return nil if there are no articles."
(gnus-summary-goto-subject article))))
(defun gnus-summary-goto-article (article &optional all-headers force)
- "Fetch ARTICLE and display it if it exists.
+ "Fetch ARTICLE (article number or Message-ID) and display it if it exists.
If ALL-HEADERS is non-nil, no header lines are hidden."
(interactive
(list
- (string-to-int
- (completing-read
- "Article number: "
- (mapcar (lambda (number) (list (int-to-string number)))
- gnus-newsgroup-limit)))
+ (completing-read
+ "Article number or Message-ID: "
+ (mapcar (lambda (number) (list (int-to-string number)))
+ gnus-newsgroup-limit))
current-prefix-arg
t))
(prog1
- (if (gnus-summary-goto-subject article force)
- (gnus-summary-display-article article all-headers)
- (gnus-message 4 "Couldn't go to article %s" article) nil)
+ (if (and (stringp article)
+ (string-match "@" article))
+ (gnus-summary-refer-article article)
+ (when (stringp article)
+ (setq article (string-to-number article)))
+ (if (gnus-summary-goto-subject article force)
+ (gnus-summary-display-article article all-headers)
+ (gnus-message 4 "Couldn't go to article %s" article) nil))
(gnus-summary-position-point)))
(defun gnus-summary-goto-last-article ()
@@ -8692,7 +8703,7 @@ save those articles instead."
(funcall gnus-summary-highlight-line-function article face))))
(goto-char p)))
-(defun gnus-update-read-articles (group unread)
+(defun gnus-update-read-articles (group unread &optional compute)
"Update the list of read articles in GROUP."
(let* ((active (or gnus-newsgroup-active (gnus-active group)))
(entry (gnus-gethash group gnus-newsrc-hashtb))
@@ -8724,20 +8735,22 @@ save those articles instead."
(setq unread (cdr unread)))
(when (<= prev (cdr active))
(push (cons prev (cdr active)) read))
- (save-excursion
- (set-buffer gnus-group-buffer)
- (gnus-undo-register
- `(progn
- (gnus-info-set-marks ',info ',(gnus-info-marks info) t)
- (gnus-info-set-read ',info ',(gnus-info-read info))
- (gnus-get-unread-articles-in-group ',info (gnus-active ,group))
- (gnus-group-update-group ,group t))))
- ;; Enter this list into the group info.
- (gnus-info-set-read
- info (if (> (length read) 1) (nreverse read) read))
- ;; Set the number of unread articles in gnus-newsrc-hashtb.
- (gnus-get-unread-articles-in-group info (gnus-active group))
- t)))
+ (if compute
+ (if (> (length read) 1) (nreverse read) read)
+ (save-excursion
+ (set-buffer gnus-group-buffer)
+ (gnus-undo-register
+ `(progn
+ (gnus-info-set-marks ',info ',(gnus-info-marks info) t)
+ (gnus-info-set-read ',info ',(gnus-info-read info))
+ (gnus-get-unread-articles-in-group ',info (gnus-active ,group))
+ (gnus-group-update-group ,group t))))
+ ;; Enter this list into the group info.
+ (gnus-info-set-read
+ info (if (> (length read) 1) (nreverse read) read))
+ ;; Set the number of unread articles in gnus-newsrc-hashtb.
+ (gnus-get-unread-articles-in-group info (gnus-active group))
+ t))))
(defun gnus-offer-save-summaries ()
"Offer to save all active summary buffers."
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6 lisp/gnus.el
@@ -244,7 +244,7 @@ is restarted, and sometimes reloaded."
:link '(custom-manual "(gnus)Exiting Gnus")
:group 'gnus)
-(defconst gnus-version-number "0.3"
+(defconst gnus-version-number "0.4"
"Version number for this version of Gnus.")
(defconst gnus-version (format "Quassia Gnus v%s" gnus-version-number)
@@ -1699,10 +1699,10 @@ gnus-newsrc-hashtb should be kept so that both hold the same information.")
("gnus-agent" gnus-open-agent gnus-agent-get-function
gnus-agent-save-groups gnus-agent-save-active gnus-agent-method-p)
("gnus-agent" :interactive t
- gnus-unplugged)
+ gnus-unplugged gnus-agentize)
("gnus-vm" :interactive t gnus-summary-save-in-vm
gnus-summary-save-article-vm)
- ("gnus-draft" :interactive t gnus-draft-mode))))
+ ("gnus-draft" :interactive t gnus-draft-mode gnus-group-send-drafts))))
;;; gnus-sum.el thingies
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3  lisp/message.el
@@ -1746,7 +1746,8 @@ or error messages, and inform user.
Otherwise any failure is reported in a message back to
the user from the mailer."
(interactive "P")
- (when (if buffer-file-name
+ ;; Disabled test.
+ (when (if (and nil buffer-file-name)
(y-or-n-p (format "Send buffer contents as %s message? "
(if (message-mail-p)
(if (message-news-p) "mail and news" "mail")
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15 lisp/nndraft.el
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@
(defvoo nndraft-get-new-mail nil nil nnmh-get-new-mail)
(defconst nndraft-version "nndraft 1.0")
-(defvoo nndraft-status-string "" nnmh-status-string)
+(defvoo nndraft-status-string "" nil nnmh-status-string)
@@ -133,7 +133,9 @@
t))
(deffoo nndraft-request-update-info (group info &optional server)
- (setcar (cddr info) nil)
+ (gnus-info-set-read
+ info
+ (gnus-update-read-articles "nndraft:draft" (nndraft-articles) t))
(let (marks)
(when (setq marks (nth 3 info))
(setcar (nthcdr 3 info)
@@ -214,6 +216,15 @@
(make-auto-save-file-name))
(kill-buffer (current-buffer)))))
+(defun nndraft-articles ()
+ "Return the list of messages in the group."
+ (sort
+ (mapcar
+ (lambda (file)
+ (string-to-int file))
+ (directory-files nndraft-directory nil "^[0-9]+$" t))
+ '<))
+
(nnoo-map-functions nndraft
(nnmh-retrieve-headers 0 nndraft-current-group 0 0)
(nnmh-request-group nndraft-current-group 0 0)
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8 texi/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,11 @@
+Sun Sep 14 21:59:07 1997 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@ifi.uio.no>
+
+ * gnus.texi (Outgoing Messages): New.
+ (Score File Format): Note.
+ (Subscription Methods): Fix.
+ (Starting Up): Fix.
+ (Threading): Add.
+
Sat Jul 19 23:02:03 1997 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@ifi.uio.no>
* gnus.texi (Followups To Yourself): \\(_-_\\)?
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338 texi/gnus.texi
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
\input texinfo @c -*-texinfo-*-
@setfilename gnus
-@settitle Quassia Gnus 0.3 Manual
+@settitle Quassia Gnus 0.4 Manual
@synindex fn cp
@synindex vr cp
@synindex pg cp
@@ -309,7 +309,7 @@ into another language, under the above conditions for modified versions.
@tex
@titlepage
-@title Quassia Gnus 0.3 Manual
+@title Quassia Gnus 0.4 Manual
@author by Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
@page
@@ -345,7 +345,7 @@ can be gotten by any nefarious means you can think of---@sc{nntp}, local
spool or your mbox file. All at the same time, if you want to push your
luck.
-This manual corresponds to Quassia Gnus 0.3.
+This manual corresponds to Quassia Gnus 0.4.
@end ifinfo
@@ -408,7 +408,8 @@ If you want to start Gnus in a different frame, you can use the command
@kbd{M-x gnus-other-frame} instead.
If things do not go smoothly at startup, you have to twiddle some
-variables.
+variables in your @file{~/.gnus} file. This file is similar to
+@file{~/.emacs}, but is read when gnus starts.
@menu
* Finding the News:: Choosing a method for getting news.
@@ -677,11 +678,12 @@ zombies later (with @kbd{A z}) and either kill them all off properly
@item gnus-subscribe-randomly
@vindex gnus-subscribe-randomly
-Subscribe all new groups randomly.
+Subscribe all new groups in arbitrary order. This really means that all
+new groups will be added at ``the top'' of the grop buffer.
@item gnus-subscribe-alphabetically
@vindex gnus-subscribe-alphabetically
-Subscribe all new groups alphabetically.
+Subscribe all new groups in alphabetical order.
@item gnus-subscribe-hierarchically
@vindex gnus-subscribe-hierarchically
@@ -696,7 +698,8 @@ up. Or something like that.
@item gnus-subscribe-interactively
@vindex gnus-subscribe-interactively
Subscribe new groups interactively. This means that Gnus will ask
-you about @strong{all} new groups.
+you about @strong{all} new groups. The groups you choose to subscribe
+to will be subscribed hierarchically.
@item gnus-subscribe-killed
@vindex gnus-subscribe-killed
@@ -1412,9 +1415,9 @@ minimum amount of fuzz (@code{gnus-group-quick-select-group}). No
scoring/killing will be performed, there will be no highlights and no
expunging. This might be useful if you're in a real hurry and have to
enter some humongous group. If you give a 0 prefix to this command
-(i.e., @kbd{0 M-RET}), Gnus won't even generate the summary buffer.
-This might be useful if you want to toggle threading before entering the
-group.
+(i.e., @kbd{0 M-RET}), Gnus won't even generate the summary buffer,
+which is useful if you want to toggle threading before generating the
+summary buffer (@pxref{Summary Generation Commands}).
@item M-SPACE
@kindex M-SPACE (Group)
@@ -1660,10 +1663,10 @@ give a level prefix to @kbd{g} or @kbd{l}, all subsequent commands will
use this level as the ``work'' level.
@vindex gnus-activate-level
-Gnus will normally just activate groups on level
-@code{gnus-activate-level} or less. If you don't want to activate
-unsubscribed groups, for instance, you might set this variable to
-5. The default is 6.
+Gnus will normally just activate (i. e., query the server about) groups
+on level @code{gnus-activate-level} or less. If you don't want to
+activate unsubscribed groups, for instance, you might set this variable
+to 5. The default is 6.
@node Group Score
@@ -1886,7 +1889,8 @@ This function will delete the current group
(@code{gnus-group-delete-group}). If given a prefix, this function will
actually delete all the articles in the group, and forcibly remove the
group itself from the face of the Earth. Use a prefix only if you are
-absolutely sure of what you are doing.
+absolutely sure of what you are doing. This command can't be used on
+read-only groups (like @code{nntp} group), though.
@item G V
@kindex G V (Group)
@@ -1979,8 +1983,9 @@ If this symbol is present in the group parameter list and set to
@code{t}, newly composed messages will be @code{Gcc}'d to the current
group. If it is present and set to @code{none}, no @code{Gcc:} header
will be generated, if it is present and a string, this string will be
-inserted literally as a @code{gcc} header (this symbol takes precedence over
-any default @code{Gcc} rules as described later).
+inserted literally as a @code{gcc} header (this symbol takes precedence
+over any default @code{Gcc} rules as described later). @xref{Archived
+Messages}
@item auto-expire
@cindex auto-expire
@@ -2852,8 +2857,8 @@ Enter the server buffer (@code{gnus-group-enter-server-mode}).
@item a
@kindex a (Group)
@findex gnus-group-post-news
-Post an article to a group (@code{gnus-group-post-news}). The current
-group name will be used as the default.
+Post an article to a group (@code{gnus-group-post-news}). If given a
+prefix, the current group name will be used as the default.
@item m
@kindex m (Group)
@@ -3169,8 +3174,8 @@ Article number.
@item S
Subject string.
@item s
-Subject if the article is the root or the previous article had a
-different subject, @code{gnus-summary-same-subject} otherwise.
+Subject if the article is the root of the thread or the previous article
+had a different subject, @code{gnus-summary-same-subject} otherwise.
(@code{gnus-summary-same-subject} defaults to @samp{}.)
@item F
Full @code{From} header.
@@ -3208,7 +3213,7 @@ Unread.
@item R
Replied.
@item i
-Score as a number.
+Score as a number (@pxref{Scoring}).
@item z
@vindex gnus-summary-zcore-fuzz
Zcore, @samp{+} if above the default level and @samp{-} if below the
@@ -3283,7 +3288,8 @@ Gnus version.
@item U
Number of unread articles in this group.
@item e
-Number of unselected articles in this group.
+Number of unread articles in this group that aren't displayed in the
+summary buffer.
@item Z
A string with the number of unread and unselected articles represented
either as @samp{<%U(+%e) more>} if there are both unread and unselected
@@ -3295,13 +3301,13 @@ shortened to @samp{r.a.anime}.
@item S
Subject of the current article.
@item u
-User-defined spec.
+User-defined spec (@pxref{User-Defined Specs}).
@item s
-Name of the current score file.
+Name of the current score file (@pxref{Scoring}).
@item d
-Number of dormant articles.
+Number of dormant articles (@pxref{Unread Articles}).
@item t
-Number of ticked articles.
+Number of ticked articles (@pxref{Unread Articles}).
@item r
Number of articles that have been marked as read in this session.
@item E
@@ -3376,8 +3382,8 @@ Go to the previous summary line of an unread article
@kindex j (Summary)
@kindex G j (Summary)
@findex gnus-summary-goto-article
-Ask for an article number and then go to that article
-(@code{gnus-summary-goto-article}).
+Ask for an article number or @code{Message-ID}, and then go to that
+article (@code{gnus-summary-goto-article}).
@item G g
@kindex G g (Summary)
@@ -3527,10 +3533,13 @@ Go to the previous article read (@code{gnus-summary-goto-last-article}).
@item G o
@kindex G o (Summary)
@findex gnus-summary-pop-article
+@cindex history
+@cindex article history
Pop an article off the summary history and go to this article
(@code{gnus-summary-pop-article}). This command differs from the
command above in that you can pop as many previous articles off the
-history as you like.
+history as you like. For a somewhat related issue (if you use this
+command a lot), @pxref{Article Backlog}.
@end table
@@ -3737,9 +3746,9 @@ This command understands the process/prefix convention
@item S O m
@kindex S O m (Summary)
@findex gnus-uu-digest-mail-forward
-Digest the current series and forward the result using mail
-(@code{gnus-uu-digest-mail-forward}). This command uses the
-process/prefix convention (@pxref{Process/Prefix}).
+Digest the current series (@pxref{Decoding Articles}) and forward the
+result using mail (@code{gnus-uu-digest-mail-forward}). This command
+uses the process/prefix convention (@pxref{Process/Prefix}).
@item S M-c
@kindex S M-c (Summary)
@@ -3937,7 +3946,8 @@ Articles}).
Marked as dormant (@code{gnus-dormant-mark}).
@dfn{Dormant articles} will only appear in the summary buffer if there
-are followups to it.
+are followups to it. If you want to see them even if they don't have
+followups, you can use the @kbd{/ D} command (@pxref{Limiting}).
@item SPACE
@vindex gnus-unread-mark
@@ -4048,8 +4058,8 @@ answered) will be marked with an @samp{A} in the second column
@item
@vindex gnus-cached-mark
-Articles stored in the article cache will be marked with an
-@samp{*} in the second column (@code{gnus-cached-mark}).
+Articles stored in the article cache will be marked with an @samp{*} in
+the second column (@code{gnus-cached-mark}). @xref{Article Caching}
@item
@vindex gnus-saved-mark
@@ -4090,12 +4100,23 @@ you'll only see the cache mark and not the replied mark.
All the marking commands understand the numeric prefix.
@table @kbd
+@item M c
+@itemx M-u
+@kindex M c (Summary)
+@kindex M-u (Summary)
+@findex gnus-summary-clear-mark-forward
+@cindex mark as unread
+Clear all readedness-marks from the current article
+(@code{gnus-summary-clear-mark-forward}). In other words, mark the
+article as unread.
+
@item M t
@itemx !
@kindex ! (Summary)
@kindex M t (Summary)
@findex gnus-summary-tick-article-forward
Tick the current article (@code{gnus-summary-tick-article-forward}).
+@xref{Article Caching}
@item M ?
@itemx ?
@@ -4103,7 +4124,7 @@ Tick the current article (@code{gnus-summary-tick-article-forward}).
@kindex M ? (Summary)
@findex gnus-summary-mark-as-dormant
Mark the current article as dormant
-(@code{gnus-summary-mark-as-dormant}).
+(@code{gnus-summary-mark-as-dormant}). @xref{Article Caching}
@item M d
@itemx d
@@ -4166,15 +4187,6 @@ Mark all articles between point and mark as read
Kill all articles with scores below the default score (or below the
numeric prefix) (@code{gnus-summary-kill-below}).
-@item M c
-@itemx M-u
-@kindex M c (Summary)
-@kindex M-u (Summary)
-@findex gnus-summary-clear-mark-forward
-@cindex mark as unread
-Clear all readedness-marks from the current article
-(@code{gnus-summary-clear-mark-forward}).
-
@item M e
@itemx E
@kindex M e (Summary)
@@ -4440,6 +4452,43 @@ Gnus threads articles by default. @dfn{To thread} is to put responses
to articles directly after the articles they respond to---in a
hierarchical fashion.
+Threading is done by looking at the @code{References} headers of the
+articles. In a perfect world, this would be enough to build pretty
+trees, but unfortunately, the @code{References} header is often broken
+or simply missing. Weird news propagration excarcerbates the problem,
+so one has to employ other heuristics to get pleasing results. A
+plethora of approaches exists, as detailed in horrible detail in
+@pxref{Customizing Threading}.
+
+First, a quick overview of the concepts:
+
+@table @dfn
+@item root
+The top-most article in a thread; the first article in the thread.
+
+@item thread
+A tree-like article structure.
+
+@item sub-thread
+A small(er) section of this tree-like structure.
+
+@item loose threads
+Threads often lose their roots due to article expiry, or due to the root
+already having been read in a previous session, and not displayed in the
+summary buffer. We then typicall have many sub-threads that really
+belong to one thread, but are without connecting roots. These are
+called loose threads.
+
+@item thread gathering
+An attempt to gather loose threads into bigger threads.
+
+@item sparse threads
+A thread where the missing articles have been ``guessed'' at, and are
+displayed as empty lines in the summary buffer.
+
+@end table
+
+
@menu
* Customizing Threading:: Variables you can change to affect the threading.
* Thread Commands:: Thread based commands in the summary buffer.
@@ -5025,10 +5074,11 @@ symbols in these two lists are @code{ticked}, @code{dormant},
@findex gnus-jog-cache
So where does the massive article-fetching and storing come into the
picture? The @code{gnus-jog-cache} command will go through all
-subscribed newsgroups, request all unread articles, and store them in
-the cache. You should only ever, ever ever ever, use this command if 1)
-your connection to the @sc{nntp} server is really, really, really slow
-and 2) you have a really, really, really huge disk. Seriously.
+subscribed newsgroups, request all unread articles, score them, and
+store them in the cache. You should only ever, ever ever ever, use this
+command if 1) your connection to the @sc{nntp} server is really, really,
+really slow and 2) you have a really, really, really huge disk.
+Seriously.
@vindex gnus-uncacheable-groups
It is likely that you do not want caching on some groups. For instance,
@@ -5392,13 +5442,15 @@ encoded in some way or other. Gnus can decode them for you.
@menu
* Uuencoded Articles:: Uudecode articles.
-* Shared Articles:: Unshar articles.
+* Shell Archives:: Unshar articles.
* PostScript Files:: Split PostScript.
* Other Files:: Plain save and binhex.
* Decoding Variables:: Variables for a happy decoding.
* Viewing Files:: You want to look at the result of the decoding?
@end menu
+@cindex series
+@cindex article series
All these functions use the process/prefix convention
(@pxref{Process/Prefix}) for finding out what articles to work on, with
the extension that a ``single article'' means ``a single series''. Gnus
@@ -5471,11 +5523,16 @@ you have just viewed the file in question. This feature can't be turned
off.
-@node Shared Articles
-@subsection Shared Articles
+@node Shell Archives
+@subsection Shell Archives
@cindex unshar
+@cindex shell archives
@cindex shared articles
+Shell archives (``shar files'') used to be a popular way to distribute
+sources, but it isn't used all that much today. In any case, we have
+some commands to deal with these:
+
@table @kbd
@item X s
@@ -6117,12 +6174,17 @@ when filling.
@item W c
@kindex W c (Summary)
@findex gnus-article-remove-cr
-Remove CR (@code{gnus-article-remove-cr}).
+Remove CR (i. e., @samp{^M}s on the end of the lines)
+(@code{gnus-article-remove-cr}).
@item W q
@kindex W q (Summary)
@findex gnus-article-de-quoted-unreadable
Treat quoted-printable (@code{gnus-article-de-quoted-unreadable}).
+Quoted-Printable is one common @sc{mime} encoding employed when sending
+non-ASCII (i. e., 8-bit) articles. It typically makes strings like
+@samp{d�j� vu} look like @samp{d=E9j=E0 vu}, which doesn't look very
+readable to me.
@item W f
@kindex W f (Summary)
@@ -6157,7 +6219,8 @@ last.
@item W b
@kindex W b (Summary)
@findex gnus-article-add-buttons
-Add clickable buttons to the article (@code{gnus-article-add-buttons}).
+Add clickable buttons to the article (@code{gnus-article-add-buttons}).
+@xref{Article Buttons}
@item W B
@kindex W B (Summary)
@@ -6205,7 +6268,8 @@ body (@code{gnus-article-strip-leading-space}).
People often include references to other stuff in articles, and it would
be nice if Gnus could just fetch whatever it is that people talk about
-with the minimum of fuzz.
+with the minimum of fuzz when you hit @kbd{RET} or use the middle mouse
+button on these references.
Gnus adds @dfn{buttons} to certain standard references by default:
Well-formed URLs, mail addresses and Message-IDs. This is controlled by
@@ -6380,7 +6444,17 @@ in question is not a signature.
@end enumerate
This variable can also be a list where the elements may be of the types
-listed above.
+listed above. Here's an example:
+
+@lisp
+(setq gnus-signature-limit
+ '(200.0 "^---*Forwarded article"))
+@end lisp
+
+This means that if there are more than 200 lines after the signature
+separator, or the text after the signature separator is matched by
+the regular expression @samp{^---*Forwarded article}, then it isn't a
+signature after all.
@node Article Commands
@@ -8020,9 +8094,9 @@ but the latter is the preferred method.
If you are writing a message (mail or news) and suddenly remember that
you have a steak in the oven (or some pesto in the food processor, you
-craazy vegetarians), you'll probably wish there was a method to save the
-message you are writing so that you can continue editing it some other
-day, and send it when you feel its finished.
+craaazy vegetarians), you'll probably wish there was a method to save
+the message you are writing so that you can continue editing it some
+other day, and send it when you feel its finished.
Well, don't worry about it. Whenever you start composing a message of
some sort using the Gnus mail and post commands, the buffer you get will
@@ -8032,51 +8106,58 @@ article will be saved there. (Auto-save files also go to the draft
group.)
@cindex nndraft
-@vindex gnus-draft-group-directory
+@vindex nndraft-directory
The draft group is a special group (which is implemented as an
@code{nndraft} group, if you absolutely have to know) called
-@samp{nndraft:drafts}. The variable @code{gnus-draft-group-directory}
-controls both the name of the group and the location---the leaf element
-in the path will be used as the name of the group. What makes this
-group special is that you can't tick any articles in it or mark any
-articles as read---all articles in the group are permanently unread.
+@samp{nndraft:drafts}. The variable @code{nndraft-directory} says where
+@code{nndraft} is to store its files. What makes this group special is
+that you can't tick any articles in it or mark any articles as
+read---all articles in the group are permanently unread.
If the group doesn't exist, it will be created and you'll be subscribed
-to it.
-
-@findex gnus-dissociate-buffer-from-draft
-@kindex C-c M-d (Mail)
-@kindex C-c M-d (Post)
-@findex gnus-associate-buffer-with-draft
-@kindex C-c C-d (Mail)
-@kindex C-c C-d (Post)
-If you're writing some super-secret message that you later want to
-encode with PGP before sending, you may wish to turn the auto-saving
-(and association with the draft group) off. You never know who might be
-interested in reading all your extremely valuable and terribly horrible
-and interesting secrets. The @kbd{C-c M-d}
-(@code{gnus-dissociate-buffer-from-draft}) command does that for you.
-If you change your mind and want to turn the auto-saving back on again,
-@kbd{C-c C-d} (@code{gnus-associate-buffer-with-draft} does that.
-
-@vindex gnus-use-draft
-To leave association with the draft group off by default, set
-@code{gnus-use-draft} to @code{nil}. It is @code{t} by default.
-
-@findex gnus-summary-send-draft
-@kindex S D c (Summary)
+to it. The only way to make it disappear from the Group buffer is to
+unsubscribe it.
+
+@c @findex gnus-dissociate-buffer-from-draft
+@c @kindex C-c M-d (Mail)
+@c @kindex C-c M-d (Post)
+@c @findex gnus-associate-buffer-with-draft
+@c @kindex C-c C-d (Mail)
+@c @kindex C-c C-d (Post)
+@c If you're writing some super-secret message that you later want to
+@c encode with PGP before sending, you may wish to turn the auto-saving
+@c (and association with the draft group) off. You never know who might be
+@c interested in reading all your extremely valuable and terribly horrible
+@c and interesting secrets. The @kbd{C-c M-d}
+@c (@code{gnus-dissociate-buffer-from-draft}) command does that for you.
+@c If you change your mind and want to turn the auto-saving back on again,
+@c @kbd{C-c C-d} (@code{gnus-associate-buffer-with-draft} does that.
+@c
+@c @vindex gnus-use-draft
+@c To leave association with the draft group off by default, set
+@c @code{gnus-use-draft} to @code{nil}. It is @code{t} by default.
+
+@findex gnus-draft-edit-message
+@kindex D e (Draft)
When you want to continue editing the article, you simply enter the
-draft group and push @kbd{S D c} (@code{gnus-summary-send-draft}) to do
+draft group and push @kbd{D e} (@code{gnus-draft-edit-message}) to do
that. You will be placed in a buffer where you left off.
Rejected articles will also be put in this draft group (@pxref{Rejected
Articles}).
-@findex gnus-summary-send-all-drafts
+@findex gnus-draft-send-all-messages
+@findex gnus-draft-send-message
If you have lots of rejected messages you want to post (or mail) without
-doing further editing, you can use the @kbd{S D a} command
-(@code{gnus-summary-send-all-drafts}). This command understands the
-process/prefix convention (@pxref{Process/Prefix}).
+doing further editing, you can use the @kbd{D s} command
+(@code{gnus-draft-send-message}). This command understands the
+process/prefix convention (@pxref{Process/Prefix}). The @kbd{D S}
+command (@code{gnus-draft-send-all-messages}) will ship off all messages
+in the buffer.
+
+If you have some messages that you wish not to send, you can use the
+@kbd{D t} (@code{gnus-draft-toggle-sending}) command to mark the message
+as unsendable. This is a toggling command.
@node Rejected Articles
@@ -10766,6 +10847,7 @@ Of course, to use it as such, you have to learn a few new commands.
* Agent Basics:: How it all is supposed to work.
* Agent Categories:: How to tell the Gnus Agent what to download.
* Agent Commands:: New commands for all the buffers.
+* Outgoing Messages:: What happens when you post/mail something?
* Agent Variables:: Customizing is fun.
@end menu
@@ -10815,6 +10897,26 @@ then you read the news offline.
And then you go to step 2.
@end itemize
+Here are some things you should do the first time (or so) that you use
+the Agent.
+
+@itemize @bullet
+
+@item
+Decide which servers should be covered by the Agent. If you have a mail
+backend, it would probably be nonsensical to have it covered by the
+Agent. Go to the server buffer (@kbd{^} in the group buffer) and press
+@kbd{J a} the server (or servers) that you wish to have covered by the
+Agent (@pxref{Server Agent Commands}). This will typically be only the
+primary select method, which is listed on the bottom in the buffer.
+
+@item
+Decide on download policy. @xref{Agent Categories}
+
+@item
+Uhm... that's it.
+@end itemize
+
@node Agent Categories
@subsection Agent Categories
@@ -11068,6 +11170,12 @@ Enter the Agent category buffer (@code{gnus-enter-category-buffer}).
Fetch all eligible articles in all groups
(@code{gnus-agent-fetch-session}).
+@item J S
+@kindex J S (Agent Group)
+@findex gnus-group-send-drafts
+Send all sendable messages in the draft group
+(@code{gnus-agent-fetch-session}). @xref{Drafts}
+
@item J a
@kindex J a (Agent Group)
@findex gnus-agent-add-group
@@ -11124,6 +11232,20 @@ Agent (@code{gnus-agent-remove-server}).
@end table
+@node Outgoing Messages
+@subsection Outgoing Messages
+
+When Gnus is unplugged, all outgoing messages (both mail and news) are
+stored in the draft groups (@pxref{Drafts}). You can view them there
+after posting, and edit them at will.
+
+When Gnus is plugged again, you can send the messages either from the
+draft group with the special commands available there, or you can use
+the @kbd{J S} command in the group buffer to send all the sendable
+messages in the draft group.
+
+
+
@node Agent Variables
@subsection Agent Variables
@@ -11610,7 +11732,7 @@ Anyway, if you'd like to dig into it yourself, here's an example:
(files "/hom/larsi/News/gnu.SCORE")
(exclude-files "all.SCORE")
(local (gnus-newsgroup-auto-expire t)
- (gnus-summary-make-false-root 'empty))
+ (gnus-summary-make-false-root empty))
(eval (ding)))
@end lisp
@@ -11826,7 +11948,7 @@ The value of this entry should be a list of @code{(VAR VALUE)} pairs.
Each @var{var} will be made buffer-local to the current summary buffer,
and set to the value specified. This is a convenient, if somewhat
strange, way of setting variables in some groups if you don't like hooks
-much.
+much. Note that the @var{value} won't be evaluated.
@end table
@@ -15676,6 +15798,30 @@ group buffer are solid groups.
These are article placeholders shown in the summary buffer when
@code{gnus-build-sparse-threads} has been switched on.
+@item threading
+@cindex threading
+To put responses to articles directly after the articles they respond
+to---in a hierarchical fashion.
+
+@item root
+@cindex root
+@cindex thread root
+The first article in a thread is the root. It is the ancestor of all
+articles in the thread.
+
+@item parent
+@cindex parent
+An article that has responses.
+
+@item child
+@cindex child
+An article that responds to a different article---its parent.
+
+@item digest
+@cindex digest
+A collection of messages in one file. The most common digest format is
+specified by RFC1153.
+
@end table
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6 texi/message.texi
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
\input texinfo @c -*-texinfo-*-
@setfilename message
-@settitle Message 0.3 Manual
+@settitle Message 0.4 Manual
@synindex fn cp
@synindex vr cp
@synindex pg cp
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ into another language, under the above conditions for modified versions.
@tex
@titlepage
-@title Message 0.3 Manual
+@title Message 0.4 Manual
@author by Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
@page
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ buffers.
* Key Index:: List of Message mode keys.
@end menu
-This manual corresponds to Message 0.3. Message is distributed with
+This manual corresponds to Message 0.4. Message is distributed with
the Gnus distribution bearing the same version number as this manual
has.
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