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|NNTP-Ext 4.2 The Required Headers in an Article and the POST command|
RFC 977 notes in section 3.10.1 that articles presented "should include all required header lines." In fact, modern implementations only require From, Subject, and Newsgroups header lines and will supply the rest; further, many implementers believe that it is best for clients to generate as few headers as possible, since clients often do not format other headers correctly. This implementation behavior is consistent with both Bnews and Cnews which would supply missing headers for articles directly submitted to them.
|[Source:"draft-ietf-nntp-imp-02.txt"] [Last Changed:March 1998]|
[Copyright: 1998 S. Barber]