Re: Archive: line


Charles R. MacDonald (
Fri, 9 May 1997 10:30:37 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 8 May 1997, John D. Verne wrote:

> While updating a "how to find the FAQ" document that gets posted to my
> home newsgroup, I included a reference to "" -- to my
> surprise, I learned that FAQs are named from the FAQ's "Subject:" line...
> Who or what references the "Archive:" line?

You will find a reference to your FAQ in
(also pub rec-answers or whatever other *.answers groups you post to)

> I've also managed to get multiple copies archived at rtfm, on account of
> my making minor changes to this subject.
> I was attempting to make the subject line clearer, if it was cut short (as
> many news readers seem to do).
> Mein Gott! What have I done?
Made more work for pam and the gang...

Charles ... who has done something simalar (i think- but will wait for
the next posting cycle before he is sure...)

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