Modifying the body of an article
bart at accept.id.pl
Wed Jul 19 12:19:24 UTC 2000
On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 07:50:36AM -0500, Forrest J. Cavalier III wrote:
> It has become common practice for users to run "personal" usenet
> servers. They obtain messages from a NEWS server by "pulling" (also
It WILL NOT be a usenet server.
> What greg was pointing out, is that you MUST NOT modify a
> a valid Usenet article, no matter whether it was POSTED or
> obtained from a peer server. And especially DO NOT modify
> the message-ID.
Yes. Right. I agree. But I repeat: It will NOT be a usenet server. It
will not be connected to ANY other newsserver.
> You seem determined to do this anyway. Perhaps we can
> convince you to either:
> - ensure that no one can get the modified articles via NNTP or
> mail. (Such as showing them on a WWW interface only.)
It will be only in local groups, there will be NO other groups and
there will be an authorization system to allow any action on the
> > And the ability to modify bodies is a
> > MUST !
> No it is not a "MUST".
For the project I am running - it is.
> Do not modify the article. (Did we say this enough?)
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