[Gllug] GLLUG Newsletter - 19/06/06

Russell Howe rhowe at siksai.co.uk
Thu Jul 13 12:18:20 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 12:39:30PM +0100, Bruce Richardson wrote:
> I'm surprised more people do not run news servers (private ones, not
> connected to Usenet) for this purpose.  They offer most of the
> advantages of both e-mail and web forums while avoiding most of the
> disadvantages.  My old ISP used them for a long time and it worked very
> well.

To follow up to an old post..

It should be possible for a news server to be presented in a forum style
(i.e. using an NNTP server as the backend for a forum instead of some
custom database), with a full forum interface.

I don't think I've ever seen such a beast, though..

Russell Howe       | Why be just another cog in the machine,
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