Question on Article dates and GetNewNews...

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Subject: Question on Article dates and GetNewNews...
Posted by:  Tom Olson (tols…@advancegroup.com)
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003

What is the most accurate way of retrieving new news articles?  Is it better to
track the highest MsgNo and then retrieve the next message from that point
forward, or is it better to use the GetNewNews method to retrieve messages from
a specific date forward?

I've seen posts in different groups in which the article date is way off
(sometimes by months).  Does NNTP use the article date to determine what
messages are being returned or does it use some other date, tracked by the
server?

Thanks,

Tom

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