That 'newgroup' DOS thing....

Elena Samsonova E.Samsonova at
Fri Dec 10 14:31:11 UTC 1999

On Thu, 9 Dec 1999, Joe St Sauver wrote:

> I would mention, incidentally, that if you routinely filter
> all newgroup control messages which include an X-No-Archive
> header, the hipcrime bullshit won't even be a blip on your
> radar. In fact, I would argue that that sort of check would
> be an excellent addition to the newgroup/rmgroup processing
> code as a stock "option."

What is that header meant for, exactly?  (Excuse my ignorance.)


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