From: Charles Lindsey (email@example.com)
Date: Thu May 23 2002 - 06:51:52 CDT
In <Pine.LNX.3.91.1020513145049.13356Afirstname.lastname@example.org> Bill Davidsen <email@example.com> writes:
>On Fri, 10 May 2002, Charles Lindsey wrote:
>> I think I am persuaded on this one. But I shall make it clear that the
>> server-name must uniquely identify the server in some manner so that user
>> agents will not be misled (so as to cover Henry's point).
> Certainly existing practice here doesn't always have the same name in
>Path and Xref in all cases, depending on the software the top of the Path
>is likely to be the server to which the user is connected if the article
>is local, and the name of the next server down the chain if a referenced
>fetch is used. And the Xref MAY be the name of the machine which actually
>assigned the article numbers.
My proposed text in 6.16 is now as follows:
It is convenient, though not required, for a serving agent to use the
same server-name as the path-identity it uses in Path-headers (just so
long as reading agents can distinguish that server-name from other
serving agents known to them).
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