Re: [SLUG] newsreaders

From: Paul M Foster (
Date: Thu Mar 13 2008 - 16:45:47 EST

On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 04:03:40PM -0400, Mario Lombardo wrote:

> Eben King wrote:
>> What newsreader do you recommend that has yenc and uu support (base-64
>> is not so common ISTM)? I have Thunderbird but can't see a way to do
>> it. trn has the same level of support but is easier to make it DTRT
>> by virtue of it being textual. Both suck, however.
> I just now found out what ISTM and DTRT mean (I think):
> ISTM = It seems to me
> DTRT = Do the right thing
> Am I simply out of the net lingo loop, not cool, or am I just too old? :-/

Oh, you're definitely not as kewl as the rest of us netizens. Fer shur,
d00d. ;-} has DTRT, and it also shows up on google. Same with ISTM.
Your guesses are right about what they mean.

(Don't feel bad. I had to look them up, too. Of course, I *am* old and
out of the net lingo loop, despite being unbearably kewl. ;-)


Paul M. Foster
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