q: Retrieving headers... (nntp)

Anthony Bourov <btony@slip.net> Tue, 31 December 1996 01:52 UTC

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From: Anthony Bourov <btony@slip.net>
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Subject: q: Retrieving headers... (nntp)
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I am writing a small news reader in Visual C++. I have been using nntp
commands described in RFC 977. But from what I understand there exists
a more recent description of the nntp standard. In my program, in
order to Retrieve all subjects in a newsgoup, I use HEAD and NEXT
commands. This turns out to be unacceptably slow. Can someone suggest
a more efficient way of doing this?

Thank you very much in advance.