Subject: Re: "tabular" format directives?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sat, 01 Sep 2007 20:05:48 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>
verec  <> wrote:
| Cesar Rabak <> said:
| > Rob Warnock escreveu:
| >> Not sure, but take a look and see if the article I posted last week
| >> <> helps at all...
| > 
| > How do one person makes use of the link above to search the message?
| I can't answer that precise question either, but I guess that Rob
| was referring to his reply to the "Newbie riddle" thread of Aug 24:

Exactly. And my apologies to all, because it seems that I typo'd
[mouse-o'd?] the cut&paste of that Message-ID [left off an initial
letter "o"]. It *should* be this instead:


And as far as the metaquestion about the URL itself, the
<news:message-id> notation is the RFC 1738 standard specification
for a netnews URL when denoting a single article by Message-ID.
[One may also write <news:newsgroup-name> to mean a whole group.
The two are disambiguated by the mandatory presence of an "@"
in the former.]

If you have a news reader/server that can fetch an article directly
by Message-ID, simply do whatever command that is and give it the
"" string as an argument.
[Some readers are smart enough to let you just click on the link above.]
If not, go to <> and enter
that string into the "Lookup the message with message ID" field and
click the "Lookup Message" button. [Note: If there's source code
involved (as there was in this case) you might want to further click
on "Show Original", to get a monospaced font.]


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