[NNTP] Re: New NNTP drafts approaching IETF Last Call
MRC at CAC.Washington.EDU
Thu Mar 24 09:41:39 PST 2005
On Thu, 24 Mar 2005, Clive D.W. Feather wrote:
> Since I was reading it for other reasons, can I please point at RFC 2821,
> section 2.3.1:
The fallacy in your argument is that NNTP does not directly correspond to
SMTP. NNTP is both an access and a posting protocol. Consequently, NNTP
must consider the access protocols (POP3 and IMAP). As soon as you do
that, the precedent of IMAP invalidates your argument.
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