INN commit: trunk (doc/pod/distributions.pod samples/distributions)
rra at isc.org
Tue Nov 10 23:12:36 UTC 2009
Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 @ 15:12:36
"all" and "world" distributions should not be used according
to USEFOR (RFC 5536).
Fix the doc: when the distributions file is missing, 503 is
returned, not an empty answer.
doc/pod/distributions.pod | 8 ++++----
samples/distributions | 3 ---
2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
--- doc/pod/distributions.pod 2009-11-08 20:00:44 UTC (rev 8729)
+++ doc/pod/distributions.pod 2009-11-10 23:12:36 UTC (rev 8730)
@@ -15,12 +15,10 @@
Each line of this file consists in a distribution area followed by
its description after at least a whitespace. For instance:
- all Everywhere: it is a worldwide distribution.
fr Local to France.
local Local to this news server.
nj Local to New Jersey.
usa Local to the United States of America.
- world Everywhere: it is a worldwide distribution.
Blank lines and lines beginning with a number sign (C<#>) are ignored.
@@ -29,8 +27,10 @@
LIST DISTRIBUTIONS command is not widespread and most news clients will
never ask for this file.
-If this file is missing, it is not an error. The server will just send
-the client an empty response.
+If this file is empty, it is not an error. The server will just send
+the client an empty response. And if the file is missing, the server
+will also send the client an appropriate response to indicate that
+the distributions list is not maintained on the server.
The Distribution: header can also be automatically set by B<nnrpd>
if distrib.pats(5) is correctly configured.
--- samples/distributions 2009-11-08 20:00:44 UTC (rev 8729)
+++ samples/distributions 2009-11-10 23:12:36 UTC (rev 8730)
@@ -5,10 +5,7 @@
## It contains recommended values for the Distribution: header.
## See the distributions man page for more information.
-#all Everywhere: it is a worldwide distribution.
#fr Local to France.
#local Local to this news server.
#nj Local to New Jersey.
#usa Local to the United States of America.
-#world Everywhere: it is a worldwide distribution.
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