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Re: tlug: pine newsreader question

On Mon, 15 Nov 1999, Jonathan Byrne wrote:

> Scott Stone wrote:
> > OK, I'm using pine to try to read news.  My news server requires a
> > username/password combo to access it.  pine insists on using 'sstone' as
> > the username, and *will not let me change this value* -- only enter a
> > password.  Problem is, my earthlink account is 'ss8913', not 'sstone'.  Is
> > there any way to make it let me change the news username?  I went through
> > the configuration settings but didn't see anything relevant.. I'm using
> > pine 4.10.
> I never found an answer to that, so I make my localhost userid at home
> the same as my dial-up account  :-p

OK, sounds like some homework for me then.  If I'm able to make a patch
for this condition, I'll certainly post it here.

Scott M. Stone <>
Systems (UNIX) and Network Engineer
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