Re: News.answers submission problem with line length


Todd C. Lawson (
Fri, 8 Aug 1997 19:51:58 -0400

At 5:46 PM -0400 on 8/8/97, in the message News.answers submission problem
with line length, Katie Schwarz said:
>I am attempting to submit my FAQ (for rec.arts.comics.dc.vertigo) to
>news.answers, but can't get past the automated FAQ checker at
> It appears to be ignoring all characters
>beyond the 80th character on the Newsgroups: line, which cuts it off in the
>middle of a newsgroup name.
>I'm pretty sure this isn't my mailer's fault -- I tried mailing the file to
>myself, and it came back fine, with the line perfectly intact. Is it
>possible the automated FAQ-checker really isn't working?
>I'm using Pine, but the results were exactly the same when I tried using
>the unix mailer and emacs mail. What should I do?

I have this problem as well, and it's becoming a major pain.

Todd C. Lawson, Tempe, AZ, USA
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