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[leafnode-list] Re: When is usexhdr useful in leafnode 2?
On 2014-06-30, Whiskers wrote:
> One returns all headers and body for the specified MID(s), the other can return
> specified fields only. (We're supposed not to use the X in the command names
> One circumstance in which HDR might be quicker, is if you need to retrieve only
> one header and your connection to the server is very slow. I think HDR may
> make more work for the upstream server.
> The HDR command can be used eg to extract the References header from a given
> article and from that issue the OVER commend for each of the MIDs revealed;
> useful if you want to reconstruct a thread. (Slrn seems to work that way to
> reconstruct a thread - which it can do when connected to Leafnode 2 but not
> with Leafnode 1 which doesn't support HDR).
That all makes sense, but I still have no idea why I had put 'usexhdr
= 1' under aioe. I took it out yesterday & can't see anything fishy
going on, so I'll leave it out.
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