innd and rejects of dates

Julien ÉLIE julien at
Mon Jul 11 16:57:13 UTC 2011

Hi Russ,

>> In order to parse the date, I added a dependency to DateTime::Format::Mail
>> (checked at configure time).
> Rather than adding a new dependency, which can be kind of annoying for
> people building everything from scratch, you could just run the convdate
> program that comes with INN.  convdate -n will do what you want, I think.

Oh, yes, exactly.
Thanks for having recalled that program!
I will adapt controlchan to use it.  It even provides the current date 
when given no argument.

We can therefore ship this new functionality with INN 2.5.3 without any 

Julien ÉLIE

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