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Re: I've improved news support - is anyone interested?

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 1996 10:43:46 -0500
Message-Id: <199603281543.KAA26364@anansi.w3.org>
To: Maciej Puzio <puzio@zodiac1.mimuw.edu.pl>
Cc: "'WWW Library Mailing List'" <www-lib@w3.org>
Maciej Puzio writes:
> Hi
> Recently I noted that the library doesn't have a good News support. Especiall
> presenting message and newsgroup lists to the user isn't handled very well. 
> So... I have added some of the lacking features to my copy of the library. 
> These include:
> - presenting message reference threads as nested lists
> - hierarchical presentation of newsgroups within "* sets" (e.g. soc.* include
> soc.culture.*, which in turn includes soc.culture.hongkong)
> - simple memory newsgroup list cache, capable of handling one host at a time
> - improved HTParseTime function, to deal with variety of date formats used in
  message lists
> - corrected many errors and bugs in HTNDir.c and HTNewsLs.c

This is great! I am _very_ interested. Yes - the News module never got 
finished... Have you also implemented news posting? If you have some patches 
then I can put them up on our server.



Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, <frystyk@w3.org>
World-Wide Web Consortium, MIT/LCS NE43-356
545 Technology Square, Cambridge MA 02139, USA
Received on Thursday, 28 March 1996 10:44:22 UTC

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