NEWNEWS (was Re: ietf-nntp "Common NNTP Extensions" document updated)
jon at oaktree.co.uk
Mon Dec 1 09:47:42 PST 1997
Jeff Garzik <jeff.garzik at spinne.com> wrote:
> The topic here (at least in the subject) is common practices. Are you
> denying that a common practice among many admins is to disable NEWNEWS?
Ah, you mean "may" as in you may see it happening, rather than it being
a permitted behaviour of the NNTP server. That's alright.
> The current state of affairs is such that NEWNEWS cannot be counted on
> to be available to an NNTP client. It seems like you willfully want to
> keep developers and users in the dark about that.
It's all true. It's a conspiracy.
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