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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by rascalli » January 23rd, 2011, 1:53 pm

I have added the main post ...

But the new link was already in this thread .. so maybe a bit more reading next time ;-)



http://www.appelboor.com/newsserver.txt

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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by john3voltas » January 23rd, 2011, 5:01 pm

Hi Rascalli,
No need to read more carefully next time, as I read it carefully enough.
I saw the script there in your post (1st post / sticky).
But yesterday the script didn't work, that's all.
Today, I can see it is working fine :).
Tanks for reply ;).
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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by rascalli » January 24th, 2011, 10:49 am

john3voltas wrote: Hi Rascalli,
No need to read more carefully next time, as I read it carefully enough.
I saw the script there in your post (1st post / sticky).
But yesterday the script didn't work, that's all.
Today, I can see it is working fine :).
Tanks for reply ;).
Cheers
Like I said .. it was not in my post (the 1st one) .. but in another one (1 -2 pages back I believe)
So I changed the link in the 1st post , to the new link

But I am glad it is ok now

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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by sander » January 26th, 2011, 3:21 am

After some python, some jQuery and some CSS, here's an improved layout of the same newsserver checker:

http://www.appelboor.com/newsserver-checker/

It's the same content, but more readable and beautiful
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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by john3voltas » January 26th, 2011, 3:38 am

Nice Mod of the original script (or were you the author of the original script too?).
I just miss the rating: could be good, absolutely good, etc.
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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by sander » January 26th, 2011, 4:19 am

john3voltas wrote: Nice Mod of the original script (or were you the author of the original script too?).
I just miss the rating: could be good, absolutely good, etc.
Cheers
Yes, I'm the author of the scripts.

Oh: you *like* the rating? It was just my trick to get the servers in order of attractiveness. Anyway: you think I should add the rating again?
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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by sander » January 26th, 2011, 6:29 am

BTW: If you want to use the free IPv6 newsserver, you can check the IPv6-ness of your system via this iGoogle gadget:

http://www.google.com/ig/directory?type ... cker-2.xml

It will report your IPv6-ness in your iGoogle page http://www.google.com/ig

Windows Vista en Windows 7 users should have 'free' IPv6 connectivity, unless they have some strange, non-MS firewall/virusscanner blocking IPv6 ... :-(
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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by john3voltas » January 26th, 2011, 3:50 pm

sander wrote: Oh: you *like* the rating?
Yep, I think the rating is a good feature in your script.
sander wrote: Anyway: you think I should add the rating again?
If I were you, I'd add it back to the new script.
But that's only one oppinion.
Maybe you should hear others' oppinons.
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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by Bobby » February 6th, 2011, 1:04 am

Hi,

Anyone else getting timeout errors with reader.ipv6.xsnews.nl ?

Thanks

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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by sander » February 6th, 2011, 2:37 am

Bobby wrote: Hi,

Anyone else getting timeout errors with reader.ipv6.xsnews.nl ?

Thanks
It seems reader.ipv6.xsnews.nl is reachable from normal/native IPv6 addresses, but can be extremely slow / unreachable from miredo/teredo addreses (2001:0:). I don't know whether that's planned or unplanned.
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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by Bobby » February 6th, 2011, 3:57 am

Can be extremely slow / unreachable from miredo/teredo addreses
Theres my problem, thanks Sander.

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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by Asheme » April 22nd, 2011, 4:09 pm

sander wrote: After some python, some jQuery and some CSS, here's an improved layout of the same newsserver checker:

http://www.appelboor.com/newsserver-checker/

It's the same content, but more readable and beautiful
This is off-line now?

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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by Vyp3R » June 7th, 2011, 11:23 pm

Asheme wrote: This is off-line now?
appelboor.com for short whiles before, but this time it has been down for at least a week or two.

The whois for the address says it is registered until Aug 2011. So either he has had a major server failure or the site has been attacked by some nasty cretin.

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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by rascalli » June 8th, 2011, 12:21 pm

It works .. no problems here .. I think you need to be patient & try some times

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Re: Free Newsservers

Post by Vyp3R » June 20th, 2011, 12:34 pm

rascalli wrote: It works .. no problems here .. I think you need to be patient & try some times
Yeah it is back up now. But that was almost two or three weeks where the whole domain wasn't online. So there was some major problem for a while there.

At least it is back up and running now. You don't realise how much you rely on some sites until they go down.

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