Re: Question on Article dates and GetNewNews...

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Subject: Re: Question on Article dates and GetNewNews...
Posted by:  Chad Z. Hower aka Kudzu (cp…@hower.org)
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003

"Tom Olson" <tols…@advancegroup.com> wrote in
news:CF5F71B7D274E240tols…@advancegroup.com:
> 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

Yes. This is the most common method.

> 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?

Its up to each server.

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Question on Article dates and GetNewNews... posted by Tom Olson on Thu, 26 Jun 2003