[NNTP] Advertise maximum article size in CAPABILITIES
rra at stanford.edu
Sat Jan 7 09:21:57 PST 2012
River Tarnell <river at RT.UK.EU.ORG> writes:
> (Re-sending this because it didn't appear again; I know I'm subscribed
> this time, so I think the S/MIME signature must be the problem.)
Gah. Yes. I'm sorry. This is fixed now. I was looking in the wrong
place in the list configuration.
I'e just removed all the restrictions on MIME types. There shouldn't be
any need for that.
> I propose an extension to the NNTP protocol: a server should advertise
> the maximum article size it is willing to accept in CAPABILITIES, via a
> new "SIZE <nbytes>" capability. A client should not offer any article
> (via POST, IHAVE, CHECK or TAKETHIS) which is larger than that size.
I like this idea.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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