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WebNews news reader

WebNews is a CGI-based NNTP newsreader written in Perl, designed for ease of use (minimal configuration required) and multiple concurrent user accesses.

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Recent releases

  •  02 Feb 2010 01:44

    Release Notes: This release makes a slight speed optimization and clarifies the instructions on the subscriptions page.

    •  03 Jan 2005 07:48

      Release Notes: This release implements support for CSS, previous/next article buttons, colorized quoting, and several bugfixes.

      •  11 Jul 2004 11:01

        Release Notes: This release fixes a perl -w warning, adds basic support for NNTP authentication (based on user feedback), and adds support for running WebNews out of a "cgi-bin" directory.

        •  15 Feb 2002 03:22

          Release Notes: There is a new configuration variable "MAINTAINER" so that you don't need to edit webnews.cgi to change the email address that appears at the bottom of each page. Also, there's now a Danish localization.

          •  21 Nov 2001 10:48

            Release Notes: Several incremental performance improvements have been made, and a couple of important race-condition bugs have been fixed.


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