LIST capability

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Tue Sep 16 20:55:56 UTC 2008


Julien ÉLIE <julien at trigofacile.com> writes:

> What should be advertised for LIST in CAPABILITIES?
> Only keywords defined in RFC 3977?  or all that INN supports?
>
>   The set of available keywords (including those provided by
>   extensions) is given in the capability list with capability label
>   LIST.

Only keywords for which we have a specification.  We should write up
specifications for the other keywords we support so that we can advertise
them properly, but for right now, just advertise the RFC 3977 ones.

> Another question:  should we still support LIST EXTENSIONS?
>
> 215 Supported NNTP extensions
> STARTTLS
> AUTHINFO USER SASL:NTLM,DIGEST-MD5,CRAM-MD5,ANONYMOUS
> LISTGROUP
> .
>
> or can we drop it?
> CAPABILITIES will be here for that!

Drop it; it was in an earlier version of the RFC 3977 draft.

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