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Report #:  89338   Status: Reported
When posting to locked threads an invalid error code is returned
Project:  EDN Build #:  2
Version:    2 Submitted By:   Pieter Zijlstra
Report Type:  Minor failure / Design problem Date Reported:  10/30/2010 4:25:22 PM
Severity:    Infrequently encountered problem Last Updated: 11/5/2010 6:00:17 PM
Platform:    All platforms Internal Tracking #:  
Resolution: None  Resolved in Build: : None
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Description
When using a newsreader (NNTP) to post to a thread which happens to be locked the server returns an incorrect error code.

20101031 01:13:34.818 TID=5308- [tx] POST
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [rx] 340 send article to be posted. End with <CR-LF>.<CR-LF>
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] From: "Pieter Zijlstra" <p.zylstra.notthis@hccnet.nl>
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] Subject: Re: MOVED: Prism
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] Newsgroups: embarcadero.public.delphi.non-technical
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] References: <301000@forums.embarcadero.com> <301022@forums.embarcadero.com>
<301081@forums.embarcadero.com> <301096@forums.embarcadero.com> <301215@forums.embarcadero.com>
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 01:13:31 +0200
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] User-Agent: XanaNews/1.19.1.315
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] Message-ID: <xn0h10q7j3d9df5000@forums.embarcadero.com>
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] X-Ref: forums.embarcadero.com ~XNS:0000243C
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] MIME-Version: 1.0
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx]
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] Test for logfiles
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx]
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] --
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] Pieter
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx]
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] "When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx]  invade another country."
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx]  -- Elayne Boosler
20101031 01:13:35.000 TID=5308- [tx] .
20101031 01:13:35.204 TID=5308- [rx] 437 posting rejected

Error code 437 is an error code which should only be used for distrubution type of commands like IHAVE.
When a POST is rejected the error code should be 441.

POST
http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3977#section-6.3.1

IHAVE
http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3977#section-6.3.2

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