Net_NNTP::getOverview()

Net_NNTP::getOverview() – fetch a number of message headers

Synopsis

require_once 'Net/NNTP.php';

array Net_NNTP::getOverview ( string $first , string $last )

Description

Returns all message headers in a certain range of the current selected newsgroup

Parameter

  • $first - start message id, start of the range

  • $last - last message id, end of the range

Return value

array - a nested array indicated by the message id of the article, every entry contains the header as array

<?php
$msgs
[message_id][headername] = headercontent
?>

Note

This function can not be called statically.

Be careful with choosing the range. It could requires some time to get a huge number of message headers.

Example

Using getOverview()

<?php
...
$ret $nntp->connect("news.php.net");
if( 
PEAR::isError($ret)) {
 
// handle error
} else {
 
// print the last 10 messages
 
$data $nntp->selectGroup("php.pear.dev");
 
$msgs $nntp->getOverview$data['last'] - 10$data[last]);

 foreach(
$msgs as $msg) {
    
// print subjects
    
echo $msg['Subject'].'<br>';
 }
}
?>
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Last updated: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 — Download Documentation
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