newsgroup name parsing..

bill davidsen davidsen at
Fri Mar 16 13:39:56 UTC 2001

In article <87r904uovu.fsf at>,
 <supersede at> wrote:

| The usefor naming rules are much more elaborate than that.  Unicode
| chars are included, with some bizarre restrictions.  Somebody should
| really try to implement that stuff before it becomes an RFC.

Given that names allowed are somewhat site dependent and likely to
become more so with unicode, it would be nice to have a single point of
checking, and maybe put it in the site directory so it could be hacked
as desired.

bill davidsen <davidsen at>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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