ietf-nntp Streaming

Russ Allbery rra at
Wed May 2 14:02:24 PDT 2001

Clive D W Feather <clive at> writes:
> Russ Allbery said:

>> I don't see why, but I favor the approach of listing, for each header,
>> whether or not it can be streamed.  If one does that, then one has to
>> fill out that blank for IHAVE and POST, and the answer is obviously no.

> If we're going to have per-command pro-formas (which I like), then
> you're probably right.

I'm wholeheartedly in favor of them, mostly because I think it
significantly increases the chance that people writing extensions will get
all of the necessary information into their spec.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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