test -- please ignore

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Wed Feb 3 18:33:21 CET 2010

kj <no.email at please.post> wrote:
> In <87wryumvff.fsf at benfinney.id.au> Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> writes:
> >kj <no.email at please.post> writes:
> >> (my replies in a different comp.lang.python thread are getting
> >> rejected by the server; i have no problem posting to alt.test; and
> >> i'm trying to toubleshoot the problem further.)
> >Thank you for this explanation. It is important to know that you've
> >tried the less obtrusive diagnostics first. Good hunting.
> I figured out the immediate reason for the failure: when replying
> to *certain posts*, my newsreader omits the Newsgroups header from
> the response.  Why it does this is still a mystery to me, but at
> least now I know what to look out for.  Then again, I use the
> "venerable" (i.e. decrepit) nn as newsreader, so this discovery
> probably won't help many of those reading this...

I used to use nn, now I use tin which is fairly similar and still
being maintained.

Chris Green

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