ietf-nntp MODE READER
rra at stanford.edu
Wed Jul 19 12:57:20 PDT 2000
Clive D W Feather <clive at demon.net> writes:
> Russ Allbery said:
>> Existing practice in INN is yes. I don't see any reason to allow
>> anything different. Can anyone think of a purpose to keeping a
>> connection open once a 400 or 504 response has been sent?
> I've just noticed that the initial connection returns 504 for service
> unavailable, but other commands (including MODE READER) return 502. Is
> this correct ?
INN's return codes for service temporarily unavailable currently are not
compliant with this draft. In this case, I believe that the draft is
right and INN is wrong. This is one of the points I'm going to cover if I
get a chance to do a comprehensive audit.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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