ietf-nntp New HDR text (with metadata)

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Aug 26 09:42:08 PDT 2002

Maurizio Codogno <puntomaupunto at> writes:
> Russ:

>> The underlying theory of the metadata headers is that they would
>> contain a colon somewhere in the name,

> oops... I forgot it. I should re-read all the draft, I fear. But this
> means that it is redundant to talk about metadata in the paragraph,
> right?

The reason why it's mentioned again there is that there's likely to be
confusion over what HDR lines does, since there's a lot of confusion over
what XHDR lines does between different servers.  So it's important to
clarify that it always operates on the lines header, never on the lines
overview data.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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