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Re: [leafnode-list] Posting to a not-yet-retrieved group

On Fri, 4 Jul 2003 21:56:52 +1000, Doug Laidlaw wrote
> I find that if I click on the article in my newsreader (I am using 
> Knode) and actually open and "read" the placeholder, the necessary 
> file in /var/spool/news/interesting.groups is created immediately.
> BTW, (attention Matthias) for some reason a reply by Ross Boylan to 
> a different thread is shown in Knode as a reply to your query. 
>  Using Leafnode 
> 1.9.29.rel here.
> Doug.
> On Thursday 03 Jul 2003 7:24 pm, you wrote:
> > Hi there...
> >
> > I've noticed this before and sort of ignored it, but it _definitely_ just
> > happened again :)
> >
> > A lot of the time when I get a new group, it is to post to it... e.g. I
> > have run into a problem coding, so I find the appropriate group, and
> > compose a message.
> >
> > Obviously when I open the group, I see the leafnode placeholder.  At this
> > point I could wait up to an hour for cron to start a fetch, or force one
> > myself, but what I want to do is just post the message right away.  If I
> > do, the curious thing is that the message gets sent to the upstream server,
> > but it never seems to appear on the local server at all.
> >
> > Is this expected behaviour, or is it a bug?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > P.S. I am running version 2.0.0.alpha20030318a which is not right up to
> > date I realise, but I can't see any relevant changes.  I promise to upgrade
> > very soon! ;)


I just had the same thing happen with version .42. I posted before the reading
the placeholder.

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