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Report #:  124570   Status: Reported
NNTP XOVER list is stuffed
Project:  EDN Build #:  ?????
Version:    2 Submitted By:   Roy Lambert
Report Type:  Basic functionality failure Date Reported:  5/6/2014 5:21:59 AM
Severity:    Serious / Highly visible problem Last Updated: 5/6/2014 10:20:59 PM
Platform:    All platforms Internal Tracking #:  
Resolution: None  Resolved in Build: : None
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The XOVER command seems to be returning a list that stops short of current articles. Any newsreader relying on this will fail to fetch articles after c4th May 2014 - Tested only on those NGs I subscribe to.

First noticed on embarcadero.public.delphi.vcl.components.using

Some newsreaders seem to be using the NEWNEWS command

The NEWNEWS command itself is broken since it requires date entry in the yymmdd format and returns nothing if the yyyymmdd format is used.
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