ietf-nntp Section 7.1 - GREETING step.
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at demon.net
Wed Jul 26 09:37:24 PDT 2000
Charles Lindsey said:
> Well a logical solution would be to say
> 200 you may only read
> 201 you may POST
> 202 you may IHAVE
> 203 you may do BOTH
> Given that in practical situations clients are usually either in the
> reading business or in the relaying business, but rarely in both, what
> current clients would actually get confused if servers suddenly started
> behaving like that?
Most of them, because you're changing the meanings of the present codes.
I'm not sure there's a workable way to improve this.
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