ietf-nntp New draft available
paulo at turnpike.com
Tue Sep 2 09:58:09 PDT 1997
In article <199709021606.LAA07450 at academ.com>, Stan Barber
<sob at academ.com> writes
>> Section 12.5 page 29: I understood that the normal format for newsgroups is
>> a set of wildmats:
>> The newsgroups parameter is either a single wildmat or several wildmats
>> separated by commas.
>Good point. It will be fixed in a future release of the document.
Not according to RFC977 3.8.1. It is a list of comma separated
newsgroups but only two meta-characters are mentioned * and ! . Wildmat
has * but it doesn't have !, at least not according to your para 5.
In a similar vein, para 12.4 NEWGROUPS your syntax is
NEWGROUPS date time [GMT] [<wildmat>]
Whereas RFC977 has
NEWGROUPS date time [GMT] [<distributions>]
where distributions is a comma separated list of "the
distribution portion of a new newsgroup (e.g, 'net' in
Paul Overell T U R N P I K E Ltd
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