Hi and about Cancel Articles

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Nov 15 12:14:26 UTC 1999

David Chang <davidchg at debugnet.com.hk> writes:

> We are now running a local newsgroup server with a few feed links
> internally.(news://news.cyber-x.org) I do want to know if INN is
> possible use the "Cancel" feature in Netscape Collobra locally so that
> Board Administrators can kill spam posts using the news client "Cancel"
> feature.  (don't tell me to set the email address to the target
> post...... we do "cancel" this feature....)

Sure; unless you tell INN to verify cancels, which isn't the default, it
accepts cancels from any address.  It's more likely that the news client
won't allow the cancel to be posted.  INN should be fine with it.

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

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