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Re: [leafnode-list] local groups, use as archive



Volker Apelt schrieb am Montag, den 12. Februar 2001:

> fetchnews could move the raw message from out.going to a new 
> sent.messages  directory instead of unlinking them.  

That would be a good idea if fetchnews had a plan of when to delete
outgoing messages. With a function like delposted(), it's far too unsafe
for archiving purposes.

> >I like the idea of being able to access archived posts by nntp.
> 
> One problem will be rfc threading of mail messages. There is
> no message-id: line in mails and no xref: .  
> Threading on subject: it the only way to collect a thread 
> of mails.

Wrong. Mail has Message-Id: and Mail has In-Reply-To:, sometimes an
optional References: header. XRef is for X-Post detection, not for
threading.

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