Usenet News Servers
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Sat Mar 5 10:07:16 CST 2016
On Sat, Mar 5, 2016 at 10:39 AM, jwsmobile <jws at jwsss.com> wrote:
> On 3/5/2016 7:27 AM, Mouse wrote:
>> What news servers do people round here recommend?
>> Am I the only one who finds it amusing (in a dark-humour kind of sense)
>> that someone asked after news servers and got pointed to a web server?
> Not really. The instructions for setting up NNTP access are posted
> there. Used to be that there were emails sent out, or ftp sites with
> something similar to web pages that had such before the web page invention.
> I don't know that TWC my current provider had a News server since I moved
> to them. Cox Cable killed off Usenet before 2003. Prior to that it had
> been outsourced.
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This will be useful for my recent "revival of Windows 3.11 networking" PC
thing I have been into lately, thanks
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