Retrieving bulletins via Tbird works fine as outline by John.
I use it here. However there is bug in Tbird such that if the number of bulletins is low or few new bulletins appear, then Tbird gives an error message saying that "the newsgroup does not appear on the server do you want to unsubscribe."
Mozilla identified this bug some time ago but I have not heard of any fix for this yet.
--- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@...> wrote:
> Only P mails are send via POP3. Bulletins can be send or received via NNTP.
> Add a Newsgroup account to Thunderbird, and set it to connect to your
> 73, John
> From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mike
> Sent: 27 February 2013 13:50
> To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [BPQ32] Receive bulletins via BPQ32 email server/ POP3 client?
> Good morning all:
> I have been playing with BPQ32's built-in email server and have found that
> Thunderbird does not receive bulletins at all when configured per the BPQ
> email client config instructions. I do receive them just fine using Outpost
> PMM though.
> I have stepped through the online help pages, and delivering only personal
> mail appears to be by design. I tried a couple of searches here and nothing
> pertinent came up. Is there any way to work around this, or is there a
> reason that such a feature is not a good idea?
> I have run a 2-port node/BBS for a little over a year, but I would certainly
> consider myself a novice in all things BPQ32. I have only been trying POP3
> access to it for about a week.
> Software is:
> BPQ32 Version 188.8.131.52
> Thunderbird 17.0.3
> Outpost PMM 2.7.0 c21
> All running on the same dual-core Pentium running Vista 32.
> This is my first post to the group. Thank you all very much for all the help
> you have provided me previously on other topics and I look forward to any
> insight you may have.
> Warren, Maine FN54jc