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SLRN is an NNTP-based newsreader for Unix, VMS, win32, BeOS, and OS/2 systems. Unlike many other newsreaders, SLRN supports color terminals and displays a thread tree.

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Recent releases

  •  01 Jun 2009 02:50

    Release Notes: Various enhancements and bugfixes were made, including support for UTF-8.

    •  07 Oct 2004 07:10

      Release Notes: This release fixed a large number of minor bugs. Auto-fetching of articles with high scores in "true offline" mode was implemented along with symbolic names for function keys in the config file.

      •  27 Aug 2003 15:00

        Release Notes: This release offers "true offline reading" when using slrn with slrnpull. Minor new features include support for IPv6, server-recommended Message-IDs, cancel locks, GNU TLS, and new intrinsic functions. A number of bugs (including a possibly remote-exploitable buffer overflow) have been fixed, and new translations were added. The reference manual has been restructured and the FAQ was rewritten.

        •  14 Mar 2002 13:14

          Release Notes: This release contains lots of minor bugfixes (including some rare segfaults) and improvements, a new sorting implementation (allowing powerful custom sorting), new translations (es, fr, ko), and a few new intrinsic functions.

          •  05 Nov 2001 20:13

            Release Notes: This release has full gettext and automake support (Unix only), a function that shows which scorefile entries matched an article, an autosave feature for newsrc files, and a few new intrinsic functions, as well as many minor improvements. It also fixes some bugs and one security hole.


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