[TUHS] Old Usenet newsreader source code?

Jeremy C. Reed reed at reedmedia.net
Wed May 9 07:49:12 AEST 2018

On Tue, 8 May 2018, Seth Morabito wrote:

> I'm experimenting with setting up UUCP and Usenet on a cluster of 
> 3B2/400s, and I've quickly discovered that while it's trivial to find 
> old source code for Usenet (B News and C News), it's virtually 
> impossible to find source code for old news *readers*.
> I'm looking especially for nn, which was my go-to at the time. The 
> oldest version I've found so far is nn 6.4, which is too big to 
> compile on a 3B2/400. If I could get my hands on 6.1 or earlier, I 
> think I'd have a good chance.

rn was available for 4.3BSD

I don't find this code on TUHS, but I got mine from disk 2 of the 
CSRG Archives. (You can find some old versions of it searching for 

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