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Re: lynx-dev Anyone ever look at nntps ?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Anyone ever look at nntps ?
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 09:06:51 -0500 (EST)

> recently announced: 
> > Today we are launching an early beta release of a new feature on
> >  This feature makes it possible to view and post data
> > to forums using a simple newsreader (exactly like using USENET
> > newsgroups).  Here's the information to login and try it out.
> > 
> > The hostname of the NNTP server is '' and the port
> > NNTP is listening on is 563. (nntps, SSL-protected NNTP)
> > 
> > We allow only SSL connections.
> > 
> > You need to use your SourceForge user name and password to login.
> > 
> > The currently supported clients are Mozilla and Outlook, however we've
> > followed the NNTP RFC; any client that does NNTP over SSL /should/
> > work.  Please let us know if you have problems with a specific client.
> > (Please see below)
> > 
> > Please keep in mind that the server is beta and will more than likely
> > crash.  Please don't send 1000 emails to list saying the server is
> > offline; we'll fix it as soon as we get a chance.  Please send any bug
> > reports, odd behavior, or problems to this list.  Thank you.
> > Issue reports regarding this new beta feature should not be submitted
> > as Support Requests; please direct all inquiries to the list.
> I was wondering if anyone had modified lynx to handle ssl based nntp.

no - but that would be a nice small project for someone (thinking in terms
of how large the ifdef's are for https support).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden> <address@hidden>

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