[rescue] Old school usenet

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Tue Mar 23 13:29:12 CDT 2010

On 03/23/10 14:18, gsm at mendelson.com wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 08:14:02PM +0200, gsm at mendelson.com wrote:
>> Is C news still around? We could all compile it on our systems, set up
>> SSL'ed UUCP links, and run our own USENET. :-)
> I just checked, UBUNTU has INN pre-compiled. Although from what I remember
> from the early 1990's INN was fairly complex.


* net-nntp/inn
     Available versions:  2.4.3-r1 ~2.4.3-r2 ~2.5.0 ~2.5.1 {berkdb
innkeywords inntaggedhash ipv6 kerberos perl python sasl ssl}

I used to run INN.  I actually found it simpler to set up than cnews.

  Phil Stracchino, CDK#2     DoD#299792458     ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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