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Herold
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      08-23-2006
why? wrote:
> On 23 Aug 2006 10:12:42 -0700, Herold wrote:
>
> >Mike Easter wrote:
> >> Herold wrote:
> >> > Hi, I'm just trying newsgroups to download binaries files. I'm using
> >> > NewsLeecher. I have subscribed myself to binary newsgroup on some free
> >> > server but the problem is there is none complete archive. Some parts
> >> > are allways missing. Is it possible to download complete archives from
> >> > free server(s) or will I have to sign up to some paid server
> >> > (Giganews)? I must say the second alternative is nonsense for me

>
> Worth looking at, Giganews has very high completion, great speed and
> long retention something like 70 days for binary.
>
> I used to use the free (included with ISP) Usenet servers and some low
> cap, low cost commercial servers to replace missing parts but it wasn't
> worth the trouble, as well as the extra cost.
>
> Stopped all that and for a while went to Giganews, still keeping the
> account active for the ocassional use.
>
> >> > 'cause why to pay for dowloading on usenet when there are tons of
> >> > binaries in torrents... :-/

>
> Because you get all the parts with the right server.
>
> >> How much misery you have with binaries depends on how cheap you want
> >> your downloads.
> >>
> >> Some people use news agents which can access multiple newsservers, so
> >> they access multiple frees and they also use commercial NSPs to solve
> >> 'fills' problems at the most economical rate. If you aren't downloading
> >> much from the commercial NSP you can buy a non-expiring block at a low
> >> rate.

>
> You may want to look at Forte Agent and Newsleecher (also has a usenet
> search index).
>
> <snip>
> >>
> >> Other people decide to do it the easy way and just subscribe to a
> >> commercial nsp to save the 'hassle'. Then they just shop for where is
> >> the best deal which is the most convenient and reliable where they get
> >> the number of gigs they need for the price which is acceptable.

>
> Agree.
>
>
> >> Mike Easter

> >
> >Thank you, but all the work with binaries looks so exhausting... Is

>
> Not with a gooed Usenet reader, it does the work for you.
>
> >there some reason why use newsgroups instead of torrents or other p2p
> >services (eDonkey etc.) ?

>
> Me


Ok. You persuaded me. I'll do some next research...

Back to this spammed, stink sewer of damn interesting binary content


-Herold

 
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      08-23-2006
On Wed, 23 Aug 2006 11:15:20 -0700, Herold Has Frothed:

> why? wrote:
>> On 23 Aug 2006 10:12:42 -0700, Herold wrote:
>>
>> >Mike Easter wrote:
>> >> Herold wrote:
>> >> > Hi, I'm just trying newsgroups to download binaries files. I'm
>> >> > using NewsLeecher. I have subscribed myself to binary newsgroup on
>> >> > some free server but the problem is there is none complete archive.
>> >> > Some parts are allways missing. Is it possible to download complete
>> >> > archives from free server(s) or will I have to sign up to some paid
>> >> > server (Giganews)? I must say the second alternative is nonsense
>> >> > for me

>>
>> Worth looking at, Giganews has very high completion, great speed and
>> long retention something like 70 days for binary.
>>
>> I used to use the free (included with ISP) Usenet servers and some low
>> cap, low cost commercial servers to replace missing parts but it wasn't
>> worth the trouble, as well as the extra cost.
>>
>> Stopped all that and for a while went to Giganews, still keeping the
>> account active for the ocassional use.
>>
>> >> > 'cause why to pay for dowloading on usenet when there are tons of
>> >> > binaries in torrents... :-/

>>
>> Because you get all the parts with the right server.
>>
>> >> How much misery you have with binaries depends on how cheap you want
>> >> your downloads.
>> >>
>> >> Some people use news agents which can access multiple newsservers, so
>> >> they access multiple frees and they also use commercial NSPs to solve
>> >> 'fills' problems at the most economical rate. If you aren't
>> >> downloading much from the commercial NSP you can buy a non-expiring
>> >> block at a low rate.

>>
>> You may want to look at Forte Agent and Newsleecher (also has a usenet
>> search index).
>>
>> <snip>
>> >>
>> >> Other people decide to do it the easy way and just subscribe to a
>> >> commercial nsp to save the 'hassle'. Then they just shop for where
>> >> is the best deal which is the most convenient and reliable where they
>> >> get the number of gigs they need for the price which is acceptable.

>>
>> Agree.
>>
>>
>> >> Mike Easter
>> >
>> >Thank you, but all the work with binaries looks so exhausting... Is

>>
>> Not with a gooed Usenet reader, it does the work for you.
>>
>> >there some reason why use newsgroups instead of torrents or other p2p
>> >services (eDonkey etc.) ?

>>
>> Me

>
> Ok. You persuaded me. I'll do some next research...
>
> Back to this spammed, stink sewer of damn interesting binary content
>
>
> -Herold


Hamster can suck Usenet feeds and act as your own personal Usenet server.
Maybe you can check it out.

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