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Re: Last change to process.c breaks fetching pop3 mail (gnus/pop3.el)

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Last change to process.c breaks fetching pop3 mail (gnus/pop3.el)
Date: 04 Jun 2004 16:20:29 +0200
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Noah Friedman <address@hidden> writes:

> >Normally, you would use delete-process to close the connection.
> >
> >So in that aspect "closed" would be better than "deleted".
> "closed" seems ambiguous to me; either side could close a connection.

Ok, so let's settle on "deleted" and keep "exited abnormally ...".

> But only the local side can delete it.  I think changing the process status
> signal is the most reliable indicator of who requested the disconnection.

You can test that with process-exit-status when process-status
is closed (by either end).

> In the meantime the reason string ought to be made more user-friendly
> though I don't have any good suggestions.

I think we'll leave it as is, ie. if message is "exited(something)"
it was closed by remote.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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