Bug 53948 - nnrpd rejects articles with two "cc" headers, but it shouldn't
nnrpd rejects articles with two "cc" headers, but it shouldn't
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: inn (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Martin Stransky
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2001-09-23 23:00 EDT by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-12-09 06:54:29 EST
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2001-09-23 23:00:25 EDT
When I try to post an article through nnrpd in inn-2.3.2-5 with two "Cc"
headers, it says:

	441 Duplicate "Cc" header

and rejects the article.  While it's true that there are some Usenet
headers which can't be duplicated, "Cc" isn't one of them, especially since
it doesn't have any real significance in a Usenet article (it appears in my
article because I'm both posting and mailing the same message).  This is
therefore an inappropriate reason to reject an article.
Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2005-12-09 06:54:29 EST
Here is an answer from INN upstream:

> As far as I know we're on shaky ground here with regard to having a  
> specification to follow, but to my eye, we follow the latest USEFOR  
> draft back to RFC 2822.  And RFC 2822 states quite clearly in section  
> 3.6 that the maximum number of Cc headers is 1.  Therefore I don't  
> believe this is a bug, unless someone else feels otherwise?

So I'll close it as WONTFIX, you're the only one who's complaining for it.

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