Post by The Real Bev
If I try to reply to a post which is posted in more than one newsgroup,
TB38/linux tells me it can't post to more than one SERVER at a time.
You're the only server I'm using, and the newsgroups are all on your
server. This started a couple of years ago, but everything reaches a
Purely for your entertainment, there is a workaround.
The Newsgroups fields allow more than one format. In the
second case, the destination newsserver name goes first, then
a slash, then the newsgroup name. Is specifying the newsserver
on both the Newsgroup line and also at the top of the tool
when sending redundant ? Yes. This is a workaround, so it
doesn't have to make sense.
Now, when Thunderbird sends the message, it strips the
server portion, leaving just the actual newsgroup behind,
then sends that. The message still goes to
eternal-september.support in both cases. Using the server
name is a "tie breaker" for some bad design in the source
code. The actual sent message will have a conventional
So a working example might be:
That should at least allow the message to be sent, even
if it isn't very convenient.