bad_messageid message in inn-2.2.2

Russ Allbery rra at
Fri Apr 28 23:10:34 UTC 2000

John Summerfield <summer at> writes:

> I've examined the relevant RFCs and as far as I can see, the message-id
> is valid (and does not originate with me in any event; I've got the news
> from an IBM site that also uses INN).

> Apr 27 15:16:00 possum rnews: offered <89j1qn$cvm$1 at>
> ^M possum

The Message-ID header of that article has a trailing CR character.  That's
what INN is flagging as invalid.

Where is rnews getting the articles from?  Something somewhere isn't
properly converting from network line endings to local line endings.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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