Is it possible that the fix for bug #68796 was never ported to the
Mail-News Core? Or did that fix create a new problem?
I was having a problem connecting to the NNTP server news.albasani.net.
After a prolonged delay, I would get the error popup that would say> A
News (NNTP) error occurred: Cannot connect to NNTP server
> 2a01:4f8:120:9382::175 (2a01:4f8:120:9382::175:119), connect error
> 10060This was not a persistant problem but a frequent one.
When I contacted the administrator of news.albasani.net, I was adviced
to set the preference variable network.dns.disableIPv6 to "True", to
disable the use of IP6. That resolved the problem for me. Note that I
did this setting only for Thunderbird, not for my browser (SeaMonkey,
which I do not use of newsgroups).