ietf-nntp Merging ARTICLE, HEAD, BODY, and STAT
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at demon.net
Wed Jul 26 09:29:51 PDT 2000
Stan O. Barber said:
>> So, why are you against my proposal ?
> I believe that having them broken out allows implementors to get a clear picture
> of how each of them works. Have them clumped together makes it harder to figure
> If I read what you write correctly, you see it the other way.
The four commands have a lot of common functionality plus specific
differences. I believe that the common functionality should be described
*once*. At present it's described four times in four slightly different
ways, and it takes a reader a significant amount of effort (because of
these differences) to determine that the things being described are the
Again, would it help if I presented draft text ?
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