[ntp:questions] Odd (mis)behavior when reference clock fails

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Sep 19 13:05:05 UTC 2008

Steve Kostecke wrote:
> On 2008-09-19, David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>> Firstly, the original of this thread root has been demimed out of 
>> existence by the mail to news gateway.  I thought the official line is 
>> that what went out to the mailing list was the same that which went to 
>> the newsgroup.
> Thank-you so much for your sarcasm. It goes so far in helping to make
> things work better.
> All articles which are posted to the news-group are forwarded to the
> mailing list after MIME stripping (see the further discussion below).
> All messages which are posted to the mailing list, with a very small
> number of exceptions, are injected to the news group.
>> All that remains is:
>>>  [demime 1.01d removed an attachment of type multipart/signed]
> This occured because the OP insists on digitally signing his mailing list
> posts.
> In the past we have received numerous loud complaints which voiced
> strong objections to certain types of content crossing the gateway from
> mail to news. Vociferous complaints have been made about virtually every
> form of content which is not plain text.
> We have also received numerous complaints about undesireable content
> (e.g. MI5 complaints) propagating from news to mail.

Have you noticed that "MI5 Persecution" has disappeared for many months 
now?  Not just here but also the other newsgroups where I used to see 
his drivel.  I hope he is receiving effective treatment.

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