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Re: lynx-dev Anyone ever look at nntps ?

From: Chuck Martin
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Anyone ever look at nntps ?
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 15:27:53 -0500
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On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 03:07:58PM -0500, Philip Webb wrote:
> 'ntp' is the 'network time protocol',
> which synchronises your PC clock with master time servers out there;
> there are  2  RPMs in Mandrake Linux 9.0rc1 & i have it running.
> have these people chosen an ambiguous name or is this some scam ?

Neither.  NNTP stands for Network News Transfer Protocol, and has
been around since 1986 (see RFC977).  It's what carries Usenet News
around the world, for the most part.


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