|Subject:||Re: Problem With Understanding Article Numbering And MessageID|
|Posted by:||Remy Lebeau \(TeamB\) (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Date:||Tue, 29 Jul 2008|
"Francis Bishop" <francis12…@fairpoint.net> wrote in message
> Is the article number consistent from one session to the next?
Typically, yes. But that is not always a guarantee.
> I wonder if two different servers which carry the same newsgroups
> would have the same article numbering.
No, they would not.
> I have found the message ID field to be an effective unique
> reference to a specific news article
That is what it is meant for.
> Why are their duplicate article numbers?
There shouldn't be. How are you determining that exactly?
Problem With Understanding Article Numbering And MessageID posted by Francis Bishop on Mon, 28 Jul 2008