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Re: lynx-dev Re: problem with lynx as newsreader (fwd)

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Re: problem with lynx as newsreader (fwd)
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2003 08:34:40 -0400
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On Sat, Sep 27, 2003 at 12:14:28AM -0700, Doug Kaufman wrote:
> The following problem report regarding nntp support in lynx came from the
> BLIND-L mailing list. It appears that the information from the
> Message-ID line is not used to construct a correct URL, so the message
> can't be retrieved. The HEAD command leads to a response:
> 221 403831 <address@hidden>head
> The server needs to be sent: ARTICLE address@hidden
> but gets sent instead: ARTICLE <address@hidden>
> The angle brackets cause the server to respond with "Bad Article
> Number". I'll look to see if I can see where the problem with parsing
> comes from. If anyone knows the news code well, it might be easier for
> you to fix this.

I can see the problem also (unlike most of the news-group stuff, this one
doesn't require authentication to view).  Perhaps it's a simple bug (if
it is, we can fix it ;-)

Thomas E. Dickey

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