No, I don't set up anything special in Thunderbird.  I just signed up to midrange.com using my normal email address.  The lists send me emails.  I have a rule that filters anything from midrange.com to a Lists folder.  Easy peasy.

I get every email separately, but I'm okay with that.  And David has worked diligently over the years to make sure that all I have to do is Reply to the message, and all else happens magically.



On 1/28/2020 1:20 PM, Sam_L wrote:
I understand you to say you are not using news.gmane.com, but using newsgroups directly from lists.midrange.com.

I've tried setting up a new newsgroup account on Thunderbird without success.  Under server settings I have a server name of lists.midrange.com on port 119 and Security Settings of none.

But when I go to Manage newsgroup subscriptions, the connection times out.

Maybe I'm mis-understanding what you're doing...  Any insight appreciated.

Sam



On 1/27/2020 12:30 PM, Joe Pluta wrote:
Sam, I use Thunderbird as well, directly to the addresses at lists.midrange.com.

For example, this email will be sent to midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx



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