Message Cancel Problem

K Anand kanand at
Fri Feb 18 04:21:46 UTC 2005

> > Sounds like your INN is working fine.
> >
> > (One final thing to check is that your grephistory/sm usage is correct
> > -- try retrieving a message that you have -not- canceled and make sure
> > that works.  If it does, then your problem is definitely something with
> > Outlook Express.)
> I did try that also..It was able to show the message..In fact, I saw the
> MSDN page . It did say that and I quote ' Canceling a message does not
> remove it from a newsgroup user's computer if the user downloaded the
> message before it was canceled. '.   Here is the link to tha page :

I just thought I'd add this also. I tried another opensource news server. It
is clnews which is a java based news server. With that server running,
whenever I was cancelling messages, they were also being deleted from my
Outlook Express whenever i was synchronising. I don't know how they have
done it.


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