Re: Posting Usenet News Messages
From: Tad McClellan (tadmc_at_augustmail.com)
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 23:23:10 -0600
Camelback Jones <email@example.com> wrote:
> Tad McClellan wrote:
>> Camelback Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> "Newsgroups: alt.test",
>>> "Subject: One More Test",
>>> "Message-ID: <433498\@noemail.com>",
>>> "Path: aintg",
>>> " ",
>> ^ you don't want that space character there.
> Why not?
Because then you will make the 3-char sequence "\n \n" when
you are supposed to be making the 2-char sequence "\n\n".
> The spec calls for a blank line. What DO you want there?
A blank line.
A line with a space character on it is not blank,
it has a space character on it.
>> So the claim "This is the body of this message." is a lie, it
>> is in the headers of the message.
> No, it's not a lie.
Didn't you see the smiley?
Do you know what a smiley means?
> If I'm interpreting your comments, should this work?
> @lines = ('From: Norbo Quantitator <email@example.com>',
> 'Date: Fri, Feb 13 2004 15:14:13 CST',
> 'Newsgroups: alt.test',
> 'Subject: One More Test',
> 'Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org>',
> 'Path: aintg',
> 'This is the body of this message.',
> 'There may be any number of body lines. Or not.',
> It doesn't
I can't help then. Sorry.
-- Tad McClellan SGML consulting email@example.com Perl programming Fort Worth, Texas