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[leafnode-list] Re: last message in a group


On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 06:08:32AM -0700, Thufir wrote:
> I kinda get the interface, that you can use NEXT and LAST to iterate 
> through the messages.  How do you jump to the last message, however? 

Recommended reading: RFC 3977

If RFC3977 is too abstract: Former RFCs sometimes are easier to read.
The former NNTP-RFC is 977.

Then you don't have to figure out for yourself what the commands do...

> GROUP gwene.com.economist
> 211 257 3 259 gwene.com.economist group selected

"I have selected the given group. I estimate, there are 257 articles in
this group. The lowest article number is 3, the highest article number
is 259."

So maybe you want to use

Maybe a newsserver can't do what you want. That pretty much depends on
your definition of "last". As far as I remember, the article count is
only increased for each article, so it resembles the order of arrival.
But that's it. Time of posting or Date-Header or something, they all get

Have fun


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