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RFC977 3.5. The LAST command

RFC977 3.5.1.  LAST


   The internally maintained "current article pointer" is set to the
   previous article in the current newsgroup.  If already positioned at
   the first article of the newsgroup, an error message is returned and
   the current article remains selected.

   The internally-maintained "current article pointer" is set by this

   A response indicating the current article number, and a message-id
   string will be returned.  No text is sent in response to this

RFC977 3.5.2.  Responses

   223 n a article retrieved - request text separately
           (n = article number, a = unique article id)

   412 no newsgroup selected
   420 no current article has been selected
   422 no previous article in this group
[Source:"RFC977"] [Last Changed:February 1986]
[Copyright: 1986 Brian Kantor, Phil Lapsley]

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Note that all RFC977 2.4.3. General Responses may also be received.

More Detailed Topics
RFC977 4.1. Example 1 - relative access with NEXT

Overview and Related Topics
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NNTP Command Syntax
NNTP Response Syntax
RFC977 3.9. The NEXT command

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