[TUHS] Old Usenet newsreader source code?

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Wed May 9 10:54:52 AEST 2018

On Tue, 8 May 2018, Lyndon Nerenberg wrote:

>> On May 8, 2018, at 3:55 PM, Grant Taylor via TUHS <tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org> wrote:
>> I think there are a number of people / hobbyists that run (text only) news servers (like myself) doing exactly that.
> I don't understand what a "text only" news server is.  A "news" server schleps "news" around via NNTP.  The protocol is "text," as is SMTP for mail.  Is there a "binary" variation?

There's a bunch of groups, like alt.binaries.*, that carry large volumes 
of pirated material (software, videos, DVDISOs, etc.).  A text-only server 
excludes those groups.


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