Knode no longer supported!

Kevin Krammer krammer at
Sun Jan 4 08:58:48 GMT 2015

On Saturday, 2015-01-03, 18:39:29, Graham P Davis wrote:
> Yes, OK, I realise it has been years since there has been any semblance
> of support for it but now it's official - sort of.
> The following bug has been around since the end of the last millennium
> and my last comment was made three years ago but now it has been
> "resolved" by declaring knode unmaintained.

As Rex pointed out the closing was a bit premature and as Duncan pointed out 
it might be an indication that the application has no planned port to Qt5.

> The bit that made me chuckle was the advice for knode users to switch
> to kmail. Now it has been a while since I have used kmail (not long
> after the introduction of kmail2 decided me to look elsewhere) but I did
> a check and can see no evidence that NNTP functionality has been added
> since my departure. Mind you, my eyesight isn't what it was so perhaps
> I missed something.

Well, KMail does not handle any transport, it provides an UI for handling 

There is an NNTP backend connector for Akonadi as far as I know, though it 
seems to be filtered out when adding "receive" accounts in KMail.
Must be a MIME type mismatch or something like that.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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