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authorEric Wong <e@80x24.org>2015-10-05 02:12:20 +0000
committerEric Wong <e@80x24.org>2015-10-05 02:40:43 +0000
commit3e8bb5f7e5cff0df85a1175e956eaa3d136beeeb (patch)
parent422a657a5f6dfb69f44feabd6429f2904ca03fa8 (diff)
public-inbox supports read-only NNTP access nowadays to make it
easier to follow archives.  It is read-only to encourage Cc:-ing
all participants (which avoids reliance on the few-points-of-failure
behavior of NNTP).  Unlike email, NNTP also lacks good anti-spam

Additionally, the gmane group also got redirected to the
bogomips.org address at some point since RubyForge died.

While we're at it, link to my post about enabling the submission
port (587).  It's been a year and nothing bad has happened, yet.

Finally, remove most of the documentation for ssoma since it's
unlikely anybody will use it given the existence of NNTP access.
It did little besides clutter the page.  However, git:// (used
by ssoma) remains strictly more efficient than NNTP.

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2 files changed, 23 insertions, 27 deletions
diff --git a/ISSUES b/ISSUES
index b172f8a..7c91555 100644
--- a/ISSUES
+++ b/ISSUES
@@ -11,6 +11,8 @@ submit patches and/or obtain support after you have searched the
 * Quote as little as possible of the message you're replying to
 * Do not send HTML mail, it will be flagged as spam
 * Anonymous and pseudonymous messages will always be welcome.
+* The email submission port (587) is enabled on the bogomips.org MX:
+  http://bogomips.org/unicorn-public/20141004232241.GA23908@dcvr.yhbt.net/t/
 If your issue is of a sensitive nature or you're just shy in public,
 then feel free to email us privately at mailto:unicorn@bogomips.org
@@ -63,39 +65,28 @@ document distributed with git) on guidelines for patch submission.
 * public: mailto:unicorn-public@bogomips.org
 * private: mailto:unicorn@bogomips.org
+* nntp://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.ruby.unicorn.general
+* nntp://news.public-inbox.org/inbox.comp.lang.ruby.unicorn
+* http://bogomips.org/unicorn-public/
 We operate a {public-inbox}[http://public-inbox.org/] which
-feeds the mailing list.  You may subscribe either using
-{ssoma}[http://ssoma.public-inbox.org/] or by sending a mail
-to mailto:unicorn-public+subscribe@bogomips.org
+feeds the mailing list.  Subscription is optional, so Cc:
+all participants.
-ssoma is a mail archiver/fetcher using git.  It operates in a similar
-fashion to tools such as slrnpull, fetchmail, or getmail.  ssoma
-subscription instructions:
+You can follow along via NNTP:
-        URL=git://bogomips.org/unicorn-public
-        LISTNAME=unicorn
+        nntp://news.public-inbox.org/inbox.comp.lang.ruby.unicorn
+        nntp://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.ruby.unicorn.general
-        # to initialize a maildir (this may be a new or existing maildir,
-        # ssoma will not touch existing messages)
-        # If you prefer mbox, use mbox:/path/to/mbox as the last argument
-        # You may also use imap://$MAILSERVER/INBOX for an IMAP account
-        # or imaps:// for an IMAPS account, as well.
-        ssoma add $LISTNAME $URL maildir:/path/to/maildir
+Or Atom feeds:
-        # read with your favorite MUA (only using mutt as an example)
-        mutt -f /path/to/maildir # (or /path/to/mbox)
+        http://bogomips.org/unicorn-public/new.atom
-        # to keep your mbox or maildir up-to-date, periodically run the following:
-        ssoma sync $LISTNAME
+        The HTML archives at http://bogomips.org/unicorn-public/
+        also has links to per-thread Atom feeds and downloadable
+        mboxes.
-        # your MUA may modify and delete messages from the maildir or mbox,
-        # this does not affect ssoma functionality at all
+You may also subscribe via plain-text email:
-        # to sync all your ssoma subscriptions
-        ssoma sync
-        # You may wish to sync in your cronjob
-        ssoma sync --cron
-HTML archives are available here: http://bogomips.org/unicorn-public/
+        mailto:unicorn-public+subscribe@bogomips.org
+        (and confirming the auto-reply)
diff --git a/README b/README
index dc121d3..db9f0d4 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -140,6 +140,11 @@ All feedback (bug reports, user/development dicussion, patches, pull
 requests) go to the mailing list/newsgroup.  See the ISSUES document for
 information on the {mailing list}[mailto:unicorn-public@bogomips.org].
+The mailing list is archived at http://bogomips.org/unicorn-public/
+Read-only NNTP access is available at:
+nntp://news.public-inbox.org/inbox.comp.lang.ruby.unicorn and
 For the latest on unicorn releases, you may also finger us at
 unicorn@bogomips.org or check our NEWS page (and subscribe to our Atom