[TUHS] B-news source code

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Sat Mar 11 10:15:14 AEST 2017


Wouldn't this have happened first in email, like Mail or mailx?
Hard to say, I'd guess sometime in the 1980's?

On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 04:05:56PM -0800, Mary Ann Horton wrote:
> Where can I find source code for various versions of netnews?
> 
> In particular I'm looking for B news 2.10.1.
> 
> A historian is trying to track down where the ">" was first used in quoting
> news or email.  It's not in 2.10 (I do have that source code) but I suspect
> it's in 2.10.1.
> 
> If anyone recalls where this originated, please let me know.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
>   Mary Ann

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