Re: Saved google threads are full of bugs and thus useless
I want to have them on my computer for a number of reasons. Call me
paranoid, but what if threads are somehow lost by google ( for
whatever reason; perhaps google decides to close down google groups or
whatever ) and I also want to be able to read them off line, since I
may not always have access to the internet.
I believe Thunderbird and other newsreaders have facilities for off-line
When I want to save one newsgroup message I use Thunderbird's View
Message-Source (Ctrl+U) and cut & paste.
When I want to save a whole bunch of newsgroup messages I've used Perl's
With Thunderbird you can create a local folder (or any number of local folders)
then copy single messages, or entire threads, into that local folder. Once in
the local folder you can organize them however you want.
So you guys don't have any bugs show up when saving it?
I'm not sure what you mean by bugs in this context. But no.
I am guessing that all the links which Google inserts into the messages to
expand long messages, and various other things, are broken. But since I very
rarely use Google Groups, and have never tried to save a message, I can only
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