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[Pan-users] Choosing Your Posting Server (Was: 1.0 or not?)

From: Charles Kerr
Subject: [Pan-users] Choosing Your Posting Server (Was: 1.0 or not?)
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 16:35:21 -0500 (CDT)
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> 4.  Thanks for getting the per-group posting-profile thing pre-1.0. =8^)
> Might it be possible to make the posting server a function of the posting
> profile? It's not a big issue for me presently as my groups are
> server-exclusive where it counts, but several have requested a way to
> control what server gets used for posting (posting using the wrong one
> can be embarrassing or even dangerous, particularly for things like posts
> to to the net-abuse groups from servers using unmunged nntp-posting-host
> -- talk about an expressway to cracker-target!),

Anyway, I agree that this needs to make it into 1.0.

Adding it to the posting profile makes sense, except
for error-handling:

(1) how should Pan handle it when the posting server
doesn't have all the groups listed in the new post's
Newsgroups: header?

(2) how should Pan handle it when the user deletes
the news server specified as the posting server
in the profile?

Bonus points if the answers to these questions don't
involve any complicated new GUI pieces. :)

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