active file too far ahead

Russ Allbery rra at
Wed Oct 27 19:46:20 UTC 1999

Per Hedeland <per at> writes:

> It's my understanding that Usefor doesn't do NNTP, and thus while the
> issue of article numbering in general (or reinstatement in particular)
> is something for Usefor to consider/decide, the response to the NNTP
> GROUP command is not - but I haven't followed Usefor either.:-)

usefor isn't doing either, so far as I understand it; I think article
numbers were ruled to be a property of the NNTP protocol, not the article
format.  All this is being discussed on the ietf-nntp mailing list, which
seems to get about two messages every three months.

Russ Allbery (rra at         <URL:>

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