newnews y2k bug in 2.2.1

Edward S. Marshall emarshal at
Thu Nov 4 19:14:35 UTC 1999

On Thu, 4 Nov 1999 James_Brister at wrote:
> Yep. nnrpd should fix broken date headers. I wonder if a notation should be
> made in the article that the date was fixed.

That would certainly seem reasonable. As a general point, if nnrpd is
going to be modifying the headers in a manner not dictated by RFCs, a note
should be made, to avoid accusations of data tampering by the cabal. ;-)

Edward S. Marshall <emarshal at> 
There stood at the threshold with PC in tow,
     An ARPANET hacker, all ready to go.                   [Vint Cerf, RFC 968]

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