SeaMonkey - Re: Usenet News Servers

Toby Thain toby at
Sun Mar 6 08:56:26 CST 2016

On 2016-03-06 9:27 AM, Jerome H. Fine wrote:
>  >On Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at 12:53:22 +0000, Robert Jarratt wrote:
>> My ISP appears to have stopped updating the newsgroups it hosts.
>> What news servers do people round here recommend?
> I have a question about access to newsgroups.  Which currently available
> browser is able to access a newsgroups server?  Currently, I am using
> Netscape 7.2 under Windows 98SE.  If I upgrade to Windows 10,
> I probably won't find anything from Microsoft which will support reasonable
> access to newsgroups.  Is there a link to a site which has an
> application that
> supports access to newsgroups in a manner similar to how Netscape 7.2
> provides access.  BEST would be a browser that also supports access
> to e-mail in the same manner as Netscape 7.2 and which also allows me
> to copy all of the archived 100,000 e-mails and posts which I have
> acquired over the last 15 years.  It is only about 300 MB, so the size
> is not a factor.

Probably the closest thing (and actually a descendant) would be SeaMonkey?


> I know someone will probably recall the same question a while ago, but
> the answer given then was not sufficient to make the switch.  At least
> a link to the site which has the files to be downloaded would be needed
> since just the name of the application does not seem to help me.
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