malformed overview! batches

Todd Olson tco2 at
Mon Jan 22 14:26:18 UTC 2001

Hi Russ

At 00:26 -0800 2001/01/22, Russ Allbery wrote:
>Olaf Titz <olaf at> writes:
> > That helps to _detect_ corrupted lines, but especially in the case of
> > overchan (like with innfeed) corrupted lines effectively mean lost
> > articles and therefore we rather want to _avoid_ them.
>We should already be able to identify truncated entries anyway since
>they're missing the trailing newline.  We should throw any such line
>away if we don't already.

yes ... if it is the end of the line that is truncated ...
but what if it is the head of the line that is truncated?

Todd Olson
Cornell University

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