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Report #:  66767   Status: Reported
The attachment group cannot handle so called "split posts"
Project:  EDN Build #:  beta
Version:    2 Submitted By:   Pieter Zijlstra
Report Type:  Basic functionality failure Date Reported:  9/14/2008 9:33:19 AM
Severity:    Infrequently encountered problem Last Updated:
Platform:    All platforms Internal Tracking #:  
Resolution: None  Resolved in Build: : None
Duplicate of:  None
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XanaNews has an option to split posts when it contains more than x number of lines (default 5000 lines).
When you try to post a message exceeding that number of lines it will send two or more posts to the news-server with in the same subject line an indication of the message number (e.g. [1/3], [2/3], [3/3]).
The news-server rejects this type of posting.

PS I don't know if other newsreaders have this option and if they do, what the default setting for it is.
Steps to Reproduce:
In XanaNews go to Account or Newsgroup properties -> Posting Settings ->
- Set "Split posts with more than" to 0 (zero) lines.


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