Post by Daniel60
No, idiot!! Apparently very few UseNet servers accept Cancellation
Requests ... or, at least that's what my e-mail ISP tells me, and,
checking eternal-september, my UseNet provider, on
http://www.eternal-september.org/index.php?showpage=faq they state ....
Why am I seeing several instances of the same article on your server?
Does your server honour Cancels and Supersedes?
In general, our server does not execute Cancels and Supersedes. An
article stored on our server can neither be deleted by a Cancel nor be
overwritten by a Supersedes which means that an article deleted by a
Cancel message on other servers is still available on our server
(article is not deleted) and an article overwritten by a Supersedes
elsewhere is available on our server in more than one instance
(different versions of the article are not replaced).
So, I'm guessing, once it's made it to e-s UseNet server, it's there for