Re: I've improved news support - is anyone interested?
To: Maciej Puzio <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: I've improved news support - is anyone interested?
From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 1996 10:43:46 -0500
Cc: "'WWW Library Mailing List'" <email@example.com>
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Reply-To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <email@example.com>
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Maciej Puzio writes:
> 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
> - 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, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
World-Wide Web Consortium, MIT/LCS NE43-356
545 Technology Square, Cambridge MA 02139, USA