Frequently Ask Questions about the WinVN Newsreader Version: 1.0 - Contents
I. General Information
I-1. About the FAQ. (I.e. Administrivia)
I-2. What is WinVN?
I-3. What do I need to run WinVN?
I-4. What can it do?
I-5. What can't it do?
I-6. How do I get WinVN?
I-7. How do I install WinVN?
I-8. I've got the software, how do I use it?
I-10. What is WinVN's licensing status?
I-11. Is a commercially-supported version available?
II. Contact information
II-1. How can I keep up-to-date on WinVN's progress?
II-2. How do I submit suggestions for WinVN?
II-3. How do I submit source changes?
II-4. What to do before asking for help.
III. Common questions
III-2. What is 'gwinsock.dll'? ... 'pwksock.dll'?
III-3. I'm using SLIP, how can I use WinVN most effectively.
III-4. How do I choose between SMTP and MAPI?
III-5. I get a "Can't find MAPI.DLL" error message...
III-6. How can I do "X" from the keyboard, including Windows functions?
III-7. Why are some subject lines blank except for some weird character?
III-8. How do I install WinVN on a LAN Server?
IV. Common Non-WinVN problems that WinVN gets blamed for...
IV-1. I can't post if I have more included text than my comments....
IV-2. Error 502 Authentication error/NNTP Server has closed connection.
IV-3. I'm getting a NNTP Server refused connection error.
V. Commonly asked for features (stuff on the to-do list/why it's hard).
V-1. Why are articles I've read still displayed?
V-2. What happened to word wrapping in the compose windows?
V-3. Why can't I subscribe using a hierarchical type subscription like Trumpet?
V-4. Can't WinVN just read the article count of the groups I'm subscribed to?
V-5. Can the number of unread articles in a group be displayed?
V-6. Can I sort the news groups in the main window?
V-7. How about some button bars?