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noffle is a news (nntp) server optimized for few users and low speed dial-up connections to the Internet. It adds offline reading capabilities to existing news readers.

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Recent releases

  •  23 Jan 2005 03:57

    Release Notes: This version adds a new '-U' option to undo the effects of reading an article (i.e. downloading its body from upstream if not downloaded). It switches the output from 'noffle -- article all' from the previous ad-hoc format to 'rnews' format. There are also some sundry bugfixes.

    •  28 Jun 2003 21:04

      Release Notes: Lots of bug fixes were made. In particular, online mode should work again. A configuration option was added to specify whether a Reply-To should be generated when a message is posted. An 'auth' option was added to '--server' to switch on client authentication, if it is not normally enabled.

      •  14 Feb 2003 22:40

        Release Notes: There are many bugfixes and portability fixes. The Noffle server can now be configured to demand authentication before serving news. The security model has been updated to make Noffle more suitable for use on systems where not everyone is a news admin.

        •  15 Mar 2002 19:31

          Release Notes: Fixes for online mode bugs in fetching overviews and header information, RPM spec file updates for Red Hat 7, more improvements to reliability on disc full, and sundry other small fixes.

          •  18 Dec 2001 19:10

            Release Notes: Configurable spool directory and config file locations, a new filter post-status, and --fetch and --query can be restricted to a particular server. On the reliability front, some potential causes of newsbase corruption on disc full or disc failure have been removed. Message IDs on posted messages are only replaced by default if they are not valid.

            Recent comments

            31 Jan 2001 09:25 nuffle

            i like the name
            but that's u, not o.


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