ietf-nntp Selective download of MIME multipart/alternative in NNTP
bhern at netscape.com
Thu May 28 15:06:47 PDT 1998
Alex Wetmore (Exchange) wrote:
> Some sites (Carnegie Mellon University comes to mind) have clients read news
> using the IMAP4 protocol rather then NNTP. This is an option elsewhere and
> could be used instead of extending NNTP.
I'd rather see folks improving NNTP than kludging IMAP to work for news.
NNTP was built for news. IMAP was not.
Opinions are mine, not Netscape's
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