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Brag collects and assembles multipart binary attachements from newsgroups. It is best suited to run as a cron job. It supports for uuencode, MIME base64, and yenc encodings, NNTP authentication, non-default NNTP ports, and message filtering with accept/reject patterns. It can combine parts from different newsgroups or even different servers, and optionally saves message subjects.


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Download version 1.2.9 (stable)
released on 28 August 2002

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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey28 August 2002

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Akos Polster Maintainer
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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