Re: [SLUG] newsreaders

From: Dylan William Hardison (
Date: Fri Mar 14 2008 - 07:52:19 EST

Spake Mario Lombardo on Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 04:03PM -0400:
> 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? :-/

No, you are just not old enough. :)
ISTM, DTRT, ISTR, etc date back to old-school usenet.

... let's see if I can send this to the list now, instead of to just mario.
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