OT: Very Strange Knode Issue

David Cary Hart Fedora at TQMcube.com
Wed Dec 21 17:32:54 UTC 2005

On Wed, 21 Dec 2005 12:24:02 -0500
Tony Nelson <tonynelson at georgeanelson.com> opined:
> At 9:43 PM -0500 12/20/05, David Cary Hart wrote:
> >This is really weird. Anyway, the long and short of it is, if I post to
> >Usenet with Knode it seems to show up on at least some servers but NEVER
> >makes it to Google Groups.
> >
> >If I make the same post using Sylpheed - with the same settings, it
> >shows up. I have tried it direct-to-ISP and with Leafnode. The results are
> >the same either way. I have duplicated this now more than ten times.
> >
> >Ergo, apparently there is something that Knode is doing to Usenet posts that
> >Google doesn't like.
> >
> >If there's another Usenet junkie out there, could you see if you can
> >duplicate this issue before I file a bug report that seems this implausible
> >and makes me look even more like a cashew?
> The obvious thing is to look at the headers, espeically for x-no-archive

Nope. It's unfortunate that so many people use Google for Usenet. I switched
everything over to Sylpheed-Claws which is a fairly decent news client.

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