How can I correct an error in an old post?

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Oct 2 17:36:24 CEST 2006


Jorgen Grahn wrote:
> On 1 Oct 2006 10:18:59 -0700, barakad at gmail.com <barakad at gmail.com> wrote:
> ....
> 
>>and I wish to add my findings to the post, to prevent others from
>>taking the wrong path.
> 
> 
>>When I tried to replay to the post I received a reject message stating
>>that it is impossible to replay to the topic since it is old and was
>>closed by a manager.
> 
> 
> That's through the Google Groups Usenet interface, right? Because on Usenet,
> that's misleading at best -- we have no managers, and noone can "close a
> topic". (It's alright for them to add this extra limitation, of course.)
> 
> 
>>The question is how can I add this correction?
> 
> 
> In Usenet terms, make a posting with a References: header which mentions the
> Message-ID of the bad posting (just like this posting references yours, if
> you look closely at the headers).  That's easier if the posting hasn't
> already expired on your server, but by no means impossible if it has.
> 
> /Jorgen
> 
Since this message was never on topic, I'd appreciate it if all 
concerned would close this thread now.

regards
  Steve
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