From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/4.73 [en] (WinNT; I) BuildID: 20010222 In newsgroup server settings , upon checking the check box option "Ask me before downloading more than... (say n)messages" downloads less than the specified number (n) of messages from server after pressing 'download' on the alert that appears. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Bring up the browser window 2.Open the newsgroup account 3.In Edit->Mail/News Account settings, select the server option given under the newsgroup, on the left pane of the window. 4.'Server settings' details should appear at the right side. 5.In the Server settings window pane check the check box "Ask me before downloading more than [ ](say n)messages" 6.Press on the 'OK' button at the right hand corner, this will close the Mail/News Account settings window. 7.Select the newsgroup account again. 8.Select any newsgroup which has more messages than the specified number n on the server and press the 'get msg' button for downloading the messages. 9.An alert appears as follows: "There are m (number ,m>n) of message headers in this newsgroup for downloading..(the foll radio buttons are given) 1)download all 2)download n headers (this is selected) (followed by the check box)"mark remaining headers as read" (and the two buttons) 'download' and 'cancel'. Actual Results: On pressing the button 'download' in the alert ,the specified number of messages are not being downloaded; that is for example, 1) suppose we give n as 5 , only 2 messages are downloaded, and 2) if we give n as 10, then only 3 messages are downloaded. Expected Results: The specified number of messages should be downloaded from the news server. in the given examples: 1) 5 msgs should be downloaded. 2) 10 msgs should be downloaded.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 70297 ***
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