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Re: [leafnode-list] Newsgroup seems corrupted

Doug Laidlaw <laidlaws@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> "Knode has a bug.
> "If header of the originating message refers back to itself, Knode gets thrown 
> into a loop and winds up taking CPU time and grinding away at the hard drive.  
> "There is such a message in alt.os.linux.mandrake.  It's in the 'rar file' 
> thread."
> The "rar" thread is dated 28 January according to a Knode search (which 
> doesn't open 
> the article.)
> I have texpire set at 10 days and I haven't read the article he mentions, so 
> I only need to wait.  I can even set it shotrer for this ng.

If that are the facts, then KNode should be disposed of right
away. If they don't fix "unterminated loop" on short notice, their
software and their management of that crisis is inadequate for any
serious use.

There are other good newsreaders, Pan, slrn, tin, emacs+gnus, ...

Matthias Andree
leafnode-1 download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/leafnode/
leafnode-1 docs/new: http://mandree.home.pages.de/leafnode/
leafnode-2 homepage: http://mandree.home.pages.de/leafnode/beta/

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