ietf-nntp One final OVER issue
ken at oceana.com
Tue Jul 8 13:27:09 PDT 2003
Russ Allbery wrote:
> In recent discussion on news.software.nntp, the question of using OVER on
> message IDs came up again. We had that discussion internal to the group
> some time back and decided to not support OVER on message IDs in the draft
> because no one would think of what someone would use it for.
> The excellent example raised in news.software.nntp was using OVER in
> conjunction with NEWNEWS. (And various people expressed a strong interest
> in adding this.)
> This is rather late to add this back in, but it's an extremely simple
> change to the draft. What do people think?
Just re-reading the list traffic and noticed that you didn't receive any
FWIW, I'd have no problem implementing this in Cyrus (about 3 lines of
code). If its useful to clients, I'd say put it in the spec. It also
keeps all of the fetching commands consistent.
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