Fw: newgroups command is invalid?

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Mar 11 22:28:14 UTC 2002

Jeffrey M Vinocur <jeff at litech.org> writes:
> On Mon, 11 Mar 2002, Le Ngoc Thach wrote:

>> newgroups 01010101 010101 GMT test1

> Most people do not use the distributions paramater.  However, try:

> newgroups 01010101 010101 GMT <test1>

Note that support for the distributions parameter of NEWGROUPS and NEWNEWS
will probably be dropped in newer versions of INN, reflecting the dropping
of those parameters in the new NNTP standard.  No one really uses them and
they aren't particularly useful.

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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