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Re: [leafnode-list] maxcrosspost=5
Doug Laidlaw schrieb am 2004-01-04:
> No wonder it looked wrong. My apologies: I wasn't thinking too well when I
> wrote. There is only the one newsgroup in the Newsgroups:
> header, so of course it won't be caught by maxcrosspost. I suppose that the
> next question is: can the article itself be matched? I think that one
> Windows program claimed to do this, but I might have misunderstood the claim.
> I think that it was only claiming that an article posted to multiple groups
> is downloaded only once, which Leafnode does too. I imagine that the job of
> matching every article would slow things down to a crawl - or worse.
Indeed, a crossposted article is downloaded only once at all - leafnode
looks at the Message-ID, to find it has downloaded the same article
previously for another group.
> If I am writing to a public list, I shouldn't be sending sensitive information
Indeed, I should change my signature for the list :-)
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