newnews y2k bug in 2.2.1

Per Hedeland per at erix.ericsson.se
Thu Oct 28 14:56:03 UTC 1999


Hans Lambermont <Hans.Lambermont at garg.mpn.cp.philips.com> wrote:

>newnews
>501 newsgroups yymmdd hhmmss ["GMT"] [<distributions>]

>2 newnews<enter> gives the syntax of newsgroups ?! Which is spelled
>  wrong anyway; it should be newgroups, without the s.

Actually no, this is not a bug - at least I don't think so - or at least
it's consistent.:-) The error messages give only the *arguments* to the
command - try giving just 'newgroups' and you'll see.

--Per Hedeland
per at erix.ericsson.se





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