To assist users in this situation, provide a "!history" command which will dump the entire history of an object in a nice text format and get through the troublesome VPN.
Some issues with this:
- You currently get all the "X added a comment." up top, and then all the comments below. This isn't terribly useful.
- This goes through the "Must Encrypt" flag, but possibly should not? (On the other hand, this is a pretty willful way to bypass it the flag.)