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What is the group on that server. It looks like I need a usercode password. -- Contribute to the SSL Effort. Visit http://www.overbyte.be/eng/ssl.html -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.overbyte.be ----- Original Message ----- From: "Eric Fortier" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Monday, September 04, 2006 9:00 AM Subject: [twsocket] NNTP Post failing to download > Hi all! > > It's been years since I posted on the list! Yep, I have come across a > problem ;) This is a weird one; I hope some of the gurus here can help. > And > I do apologize for the length of this message! > > Over the years I received a few reports from users using my newsreader > reporting that while downloading certain posts the download would suddenly > stop. No crash, just nothing happening anymore. > > These reports have been rare but a couple date back to as early as 2000. I > initially attributed them to a bad connection or to a glitch of some kind > on > the user machine, but a user wrote last week with this same problem again. > > After a bit of investigating (and arm twisting!), I was able to get the > MessageID to one of the post that caused the newsreader to stop. To my > surprise, my newsreader *does* stop on that post on my very own computer! > > I decided to try and find the cause of this and I downloaded the latest > version of ICS from Francois' site to investigate. Guess what? The post > also > causes the demo Newsreader in the ICS distribution to stop! So the problem > is not my app after all. > > I then tried the demo newsreader on three other computers on my network > and > none of them had any problems downloading the post to completion on > numerous > tries. Only my computer seems to be affected. > > Next, I tried to download that same post using Outlook Express on my > computer. I'm pretty puzzled because it had no problem downloading it. > > Going on, I tried this: downloading the post using BodyByID instead of > ArticleByID in the demo newsreader and it worked! I can repeat this > behavior > at will, using ArticleByID it doesn't complete, and using BodyByID the > posts > get completely downloaded. > > With ArticleByID the demo newsreader stops at exactly the same place each > time, the last line received is #1975 or a message having 1985 lines. The > last 10 lines never come in using ArticleByID. > > I'm pretty much stuck here at the moment, because I have no idea on how to > proceed with my investigation. While I know the Nntp component very well > (having rewritten several part of it), the inner workings of the WSocket > component are a mystery to me. I have no idea what FD_READ and all the > other > stuff stand for :( > > Still, it does sound as if the last packet (in case of network problem) or > buffer (in case of WSocket/NntpCli problem) never come in and the nntp > component keep waiting. In fact, if I try to send the Quit command an > exception is raised because the state is not nntpReady. > > Can anyone offer any help or suggestion? I've been at this non-stop since > last week and I can't think of anything else to do... > > Many thanks... > > Eric Fortier > > PS: If anyone wants to check out the message, the MessageID is: > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>. I apologize for the content (warez > newsgroup) but I have nothing else to work with. > > PPS: I have no antivirus, firewall or antispyware installed on my machine > and I also tried to connect on many different ports to my news server > (Giganews). > > > -- > To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list > please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket > Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be