[SpamCop-List] Re: keeping SpamCop newgroup articles
nobody at spamcop.net
Wed Jan 28 12:01:21 EST 2004
Mike Easter wrote:
> indigo wrote:
>> Weird, my OE stores shows the exact same thing. I thought once the
>> articles were downloaded locally it didn't matter if they expired off
>> the server?
> Your OE news stores are configurable in Tools/ Options/ Maintenance
> tab - Delete news messages X days after being downloaded -, however,
> I'm not sure that maintenance operation is actually 'officially' and
> functionally carried out if there isn't some kind of compacting
> maintenance being done periodically to actually 'perform' what has
> been 'tagged' to be performed upon compacting. Mine sez 5 days and I
> have message bodies much older than that because I haven't compacted
> lately. At least on the identity I'm looking at right now..
Problem is that I don't have that option turned on -- all maintainance boxes
are unchecked, and I rarely, if ever, compact or "clean up" the message
stores. The fact that both of us have the exact same oldest message date is
pointing to something.......wait a second. Didn't all the old messages
accidentally disappear when JT switched to a new NG server last year?
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