Re: News msgids

Eugene Crosser (
Wed, 25 Sep 1996 01:45:39 +0400 (MSD)

> I supose that this is a very old question, but... how can I do to put the
> msgid of the news articles in the classic FTN way?
> What I need to do is to put 113:343/ or just 113:343/1.30
> when I write in a xtau.* group.
> I've seen a msg concerning this in the contrib directory, but it talks
> about a file called anne.jones, which I don't have. I use C News
> Performance Release and ifmail 2.8e-tx7.5.

How comes that cnews does not have anne.jones?! Well, in any case you
will need to find the place in cnews source that is responcible for
generating Message-IDs and modify it so that it would generate them
with your fidonet address on the right of '@'-sign, and with pure
numeric on the left side, e.g.