Introducing the UUCP/Usenet Project

Ray Arachelian ray at
Tue Mar 21 11:20:26 CDT 2017

On 03/20/2017 08:33 PM, Warren Toomey via cctalk wrote:
> Hi all, as part of the upcoming 50th anniversary of Unix in mid-2019,
> a bunch of people are working to rebuild the mid-1980s uucp/Usenet
> network using (real/simulated) period-accurate systems. To make things
> easier, we are simulating the dialup lines too.
> Details of the (nearly) turnkey software to do this is at:
> A map of what nodes we have so far is at:
> If you are interested in participating, email me back.
> Cheers, Warren

That's awesome!  Thank you for doing this!

Please consider adding an encryption layer to tcpdial via
openssl/libressl, even if it's done outside of the netbsd vm/physical
machine, and even if it's done with self-signed certs or even tunneled
over ssh.

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