ietf-nntp DRAFT summary of IETF 49
rra at stanford.edu
Tue Jan 9 05:53:52 PST 2001
Charles Lindsey <chl at clw.cs.man.ac.uk> writes:
> Yes, that is OK, but it needs to be explicitly stated that attempting to
> read puts you into reader mode automatically (insofar as that concept is
> meaningful outside of particular implementations). It might also be said
> that using IHAVE automatically takes you out of that mode. You then
> include the MODE READ command as an obsolescent feature and deprecate
> implementations that require it.
So basically you're advocating outlawing any implementation that uses two
separate programs to handle feeds and reading connections.
Or am I misunderstanding what you're saying?
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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