Injection-Date and Injection-Info in nnrpd

Julien ÉLIE julien at trigofacile.com
Wed Feb 17 21:15:05 UTC 2010


Hi Russ,

> The IHAVE
> support is basically a workaround for broken Microsoft software, and I
> suspect most sites won't want to enable it unless they actively need it.
>
> The support was originally added for Heiko's site, so they're pretty much
> canonical on what it's for (although it's always possible that someone
> else has started using it for some other purpose).  It's specifically to
> allow use with Microsoft software that only knows how to propagate posts
> with IHAVE.

I just hope that these articles do not contain headers like Xref:,
NNTP-Posting-Host: or Injection-Info: because they will be rejected
by nnrpd with the new behaviour of IHAVE.
The news administrator will have to handle them with innd, and not nnrpd
(which means that MODE READER must not be sent by that software).

-- 
Julien ÉLIE

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