newsgroup names changes

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Thu Dec 13 18:00:27 UTC 2001

On Thu, 13 Dec 2001, tom wrote:

> Now, there are old articles filed under newsgroups that do not have matching
> "Xref" or "Newsgroup" fields in the message header for the newsgroup it is
> filed under. (we were using an older version of innd before)

Was it just a rename, or did you merge groups?

If the article numbers are all unique, you ought to be fine having a bit
of Perl walk through all the articles and change the old name to the new

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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