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

From: Gisle Vanem
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Re: problem with lynx as newsreader (fwd)
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2003 19:46:39 +0200

"Thomas Dickey" <address@hidden> said:

> On Sat, Sep 27, 2003 at 07:06:55PM +0200, Gisle Vanem wrote:
> > The jpsoft news-server is famous for it's bugs! For example it returns
> > ARTICLE numbers not per group, but increments the number based on
> > *all* groups on the server. 
> > 
> > BTW. It's written by FTP Software's anno 1995.
> 1995 isn't that long ago (the nntp RFC's have to be much older)

It wouldn't matter if FTP Software had tested their programs properly.
E.g. their POP3 client (for DOS) crashed on receiving lines longer than
~120 chars. In 1995 HTML in email was rare, but nowadays most HTML
code has huge linelengths. Not to forget "Path:" in headers.


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