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Report #:  67352   Status: Reported
XHDR command returns no data for many common headers
Project:  EDN Build #:  9/30/2008
Version:    2 Submitted By:   David Dean
Report Type:  Basic functionality failure Date Reported:  9/30/2008 12:48:19 PM
Severity:    Serious / Highly visible problem Last Updated:
Platform:    All platforms Internal Tracking #:  
Resolution: None  Resolved in Build: : None
Duplicate of:  None
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Description
The XHDR command is used to retrieve specific headers from specific articles.

(You can read about this command in RFC 2980)

This works for the most basic of headers, but not many of the common ones.

Steps to Reproduce:
telnet forums.codegear.com 119
Trying 207.105.83.44...
Connected to forums.codegear.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
200 Jive News: server ready - posting allowed
group embarcadero.public.computer-industry
xhdr subject
221 Header follows
<snip long list of subjects>
.
xhdr lines
221 Header follows
.
xhdr x-ref
221 Header follows
.
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Server Response from: ETNACODE01