News from several NNTP Servers

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at
Sun Jan 2 04:24:48 GMT 2005

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of Eric F Crist
> Sent: Saturday, January 01, 2005 4:19 PM
> To: Erik Trulsson
> Cc: Sergei Gnezdov; FreeBSD-Questions
> Subject: Re: News from several NNTP Servers
> On Jan 1, 2005, at 2:59 AM, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> >
> > There are two different ways of getting news from upstream.  The first
> > is to have them send everything to you. This requires some kind of
> > agreement with the upstream-server.
> > The other is to pull articles one by one from the upstream just like a
> > normal nntp-client.
> > Most nntp-servers can be configured to pull data from upstream just as
> > if it was a client which means that you do not need any sort of special
> > agreement with upstream.
> Where can I go to find upstream newsfeeds?  I'm working on setting up a 
> local news server and I want to obtain a few specific blocks of 
> newsgroups for local users.  I don't know what they're going to want to 
> access at this point, but I think you get the idea.
> Thanks.
> _______________________________________________________
> Eric F Crist                  "I am so smart, S.M.R.T!"
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