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Re: [leafnode-list] fetchnews doesn't do LIST

On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 09:40:58AM +0200, Cornelius Krasel wrote:

> Yeah, it's a "bug". Just replace "LIST ACTIVE" with "LIST" in the
> fetchnews.c code. Actually, I have only recently encountered the first
> server which didn't understand "LIST ACTIVE" (most servers which don't
> just throw away the parameter). Output-wise, the two commands are
> absolutely identical on all news servers that I tried (mostly INN
> and DNews).

That's about what I figured.  Would it break anything for Leafnode to
just do a LIST rather than the LIST ACTIVE?  As far as I can see from
the current draft[1] and the RFC it makes no odds to servers that
understand LIST ACTIVE.

[1] http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-nntpext-base-10.txt

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
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