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[leafnode-list] Re: Duplicate posting to a moderated group

On 2009-06-26, clemens fischer wrote:

> On Mon-2009/06/22-09:46 Matthias Andree wrote:
>> I'm not sure if it's possible to solve this with sort of "status
>> precedence" - which one is "more correct" or "more likely correct"?
>> Moderated or Open posting groups? I don't think this is solvable
>> without human interaction.

Maybe leafnode, when building the groupinfo file, should log the y/m
conflict at a high level so the administrator notices?

> Leafnode does have the etc/leafnode/moderators file.  So how about this:
> if the user wants to coerce the posting mode to "moderated", he/she
> can use leafnode/moderators, if he/she doesn't care, just let upstream
> handle it.  IOW, if the server having "y" in groupinfo can handle posts,
> it can have that article.  "Handle posts" defined here as: there are
> articles having that server in the PATH: header.

If some upstream servers have "y" and some have "m" for the same
group, one set of servers must be wrong; probably (in my scientific
study where n=1) the "y" set.

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