[rfc-dist] RFC 6048 on Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) Additions to LIST Command

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        RFC 6048

        Title:      Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) 
                    Additions to LIST Command 
        Author:     J. Elie
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2010
        Mailbox:    julien at trigofacile.com
        Pages:      25
        Characters: 50873
        Updates:    RFC2980, RFC3977

        I-D Tag:    draft-elie-nntp-list-additions-05.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6048.txt

This document defines a set of enhancements to the Network News
Transfer Protocol (NNTP) that allow a client to request extended
information from NNTP servers regarding server status, policy, and
other aspects of local configuration.  These enhancements are made as
new keywords to the existing LIST capability described in RFC 3977.

This memo updates and formalizes the LIST DISTRIBUTIONS and LIST
SUBSCRIPTIONS commands defined in RFC 2980.  It also adds the LIST
COUNTS, LIST MODERATORS, and LIST MOTD commands, and specifies
additional values returned by the existing LIST ACTIVE command for
the status of a newsgroup.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
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