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[leafnode-list] Re: Requesting "legal opinion" on Newsgroups & Xref headers

On 11/20/2009 at 11:18 PM Whiskers wrote:

>On Fri, 20 Nov 2009 12:00:34 -0800 "John R. Myers" <jmyers@xxxxxxxxx>
>> There is a situation with fetchnews where the "Information Assurance
>> FAQ" does not get cross-referenced to <news.answers>. A little
>> investigation shows that the header contains the following line:
>> Newsgroups:...,news.answers^M
>I can't find any postings of a FAQ by that name in news.answers - or on 
>Google Groups Advanced Search (not that that is reliable) or at 
><http://www.faqs.org/faqs/>.  What newsgroups should it be found in?

Sorry, that should be the "Information Research FAQ" posted in:
together with news.answers^M. Thanks for the cross check.

>If others can verify the presence of an errant ^M, then a polite email to 
>the maintainer of the FAQ would seem to be in order.

If someone can verify the ^M I suppose a related question would be:
Does anyone know offhand whether ^M is a legal line delimiter for NNTP?

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