Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) Extension for Streaming Feeds, October 2006
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 2980
- J. Vinocur
- nntpext (app)
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This memo defines an extension to the Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) to provide asynchronous (otherwise known as "streaming") transfer of articles. This allows servers to transfer articles to other servers with much greater efficiency. This document updates and formalizes the CHECK and TAKETHIS commands specified in RFC 2980 and deprecates the MODE STREAM command. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.