Newsstar fetches news and posts it to a local news server: INN and sn are supported. The program can make multiple simultaneous connections, not only to one server, but to several, supporting up to 10 "threads". Before fetching each article, it checks that it hasn't already been downloaded by another thread or in a previous session. It can also "pipeline" article requests to make more efficient use of bandwidth.
DocumentationUser guide available in HTML format from http://newsstar.sourceforge.net/
released on 1 March 2005
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||21 February 2002|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Bug Tracking,Developer,Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/newsstar-general|
|Required to use||Perl|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 May 2005.