[DRAFT] INN 2.3.2 announcement
Forrest J. Cavalier III
mibsoft at epix.net
Mon Apr 23 12:03:41 UTC 2001
> * A very long-standing (since INN 1.0!) NNTP protocol bug in nnrpd was
> fixed. The response to an ARTICLE command retrieving a message by
> message ID should have the message ID as the third word of the
> response, not the fourth. Fixing this is reported to *possibly* cause
> problems with some Netscape versions, but other news servers correctly
> follow the protocol.
I think this could be more clear, saying "Netscape browsers" instead
of "Netscape browsers"
Is there any indication that other browsers might be affected?
I remember this bug was discussed on the INN workers list a long
time ago, and it was decided not to fix it. In fact, I seem
to recall the discussion was that the RFC was wrong because
INN was doing what C news did, and the RFC was supposed to
be documentation matching C news. But I didn't dig up the
discussion, and the RFC was written before I got interested.
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