[rescue] UUCP network
b4 at gewt.net
Sun May 17 20:34:33 CDT 2015
On Sun, 17 May 2015, Dave McGuire wrote:
>> INN is definitely a better fit for the modern world of NNTP/NNRP, if two
>> decades ago could be called "modern"; I don't think there can be any
>> argument there.
> Well, NNTP is a stable protocol. It's rare when a protocol or a piece
> of software is called "finished", but NNTP certainly is, and INN is
> pretty close. New bug fixes get integrated every now and then, but
> other than that, it just sits there and does its job...no further
> development required.
Does INN run on non-UNIX stuff?
> I don't think I've ever used INN for UUCP-based feeds. In fact I'm
> pretty sure I haven't.
Wouldn't INN just parse the files Taylor or similar grabbed, or am I
>> I shut down my UUCP node in the early 2000's, and by then it was almost
>> entirely dead in my area.
> UUCP, not much, but Usenet is alive and well. I suppose it'd be good
> to define where the the interest lies.
Usenet is DEFINITELY still alive and well.
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