Re: Why are we still using trn?

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On 24 January 2003, Larry W. Virden wrote:

: I use trn because it does what I want it to - message selection files
: (aka KILL files) with regular expressions that I can use to select
: messages that I do or do not want to see, ascii only interface (so I can
: use it via telnet sessions), relatively fast (except for some of my
: stupider kill files...), only crashes once every 6 months or so...

Those are my reasons, except it never crashes on me.  trn was the first
news reader I ever used, and none of the others I've tried have appealed
to me as much, whether because of the interface, the difficulty compiling
in my home direectory on a box where I don't have root, or whatever.  I
hope development continues!

William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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