ietf-nntp new draft of base document available
rra at stanford.edu
Sat Jul 22 13:25:56 PDT 2000
Howard Swinehart <howard at redrose.net> writes:
> From: "Russ Allbery" <rra at stanford.edu>
>> All newsgroups carried by the server except those whose name includes
> Wait a second. INN 2.2.2 returns an empty list. This is consistent
> with the algorithm I posted that you said was correct. If a newsgroup
> is neither explicitly included nor explicitly excluded, the default
> behavior of PERMmatch is to return FALSE.
Whoops, you're entirely right. A pattern consisting entirely of !
patterns can never match anything. I could have sworn that INN did the
implicit "*," thing, but looking at it it doesn't.
Thanks for the catch; I'll change my implementation and the upcoming
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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