The estimated number of articles in CurrentGroup .
def get_article_count() -> int: ...
article_count = property(get_article_count, None)
This property contains the estimated number of articles in current_group The value of this property is 0 if there is no current group (current_group is ""). Otherwise, when current_group is set it is the number of articles in the group as shown by the news server. For most news servers, this is an estimated value of the number of the articles, rather than the exact value.
This property is read-only.