[sword-devel] HTML Sword sync

Brook Humphrey sword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 18 May 2001 13:54:43 -0700

On Friday 18 May 2001 01:44 pm, you wrote:
> Anyone have any comments?
> In Christ,
> David Trotz
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Any newsgroup reader should be able to acces the crosswire.org newsgroups. 
You would be using crosswire as your news server. Unless your isp is 
completely blocking the ports normaly used by news severs with some kind of 
firewall but I would say this would be very unusual.

> Well, actually, I do.  I see the biggest problem with using newsgroups is
> that some of us use ISP's that either don't allow you to use newsgroups or
> your ISP owner speaks a foreign language (I'm stationed in Turkey and my
> ISP doesn't like to respond to questions in English.  My English speaking
> friends can't translate technical English to Turkish. My Turkish is too
> rudimentary to communicate technical terms.  So, I am out of luck.).  That
> said, I would suggest setting up some kind of forum-type website.  I know
> that delphi.com allows you to set up a forum for free.  Of course, it will
> inundate you with advertisements, but that is a small price to pay, I
> think. I have wanted to get involved with the website newsgroup, but my ISP
> seems to have dropped support for newsgroups. This is very disheartening
> for me. End of pity party.
> The now defunct Maximum Linux website even had a link to their forum on
> delphi that showed what questions/rants/etc were current.
> If anyone knows of any online newsgroup reader that will allow me to
> subscribe to the crosswire newsgroups, I would appreciate knowing which
> ones.  I have subscribed to a few, but they don't allow you to specify
> anything outside of what they already have.
> In Christ,
> Jim
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