Hi --

On Fri, 4 Jun 2004, Philipp Kern wrote:

> On 2004-06-03, daz <dooby / d10.karoo.co.uk> wrote:
> ><extract>
> > 2.2. Optional Headers
> >      ^^^^^^^^
> >  2.2.5. References
> >    [...] It is required for all follow-up messages, [...]
> ></extract>
> 
> I still don't think that the `References' header should be a problem,
> no NNTP software I know declines mails on the base of a lacking references
> header as it's truely optional (every new thread does not have any references).
> Perhaps feeding the articles could help. I think currently they're submitted
> via NNRP (the client<->server protocol).

But doesn't the above indicate that it's "required for all follow-up
messages"?  The problems we've been having are just that: follow-up
messages (indicated either by an In-Reply-To: header or Re: in the
subject) which do not have a References: header.  


David

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