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News-like program designed for use as a message board

Newts is a notesfile program, a news-like program for use as a message board. Newts is designed for *NIX-like systems, and resembles the Notesfiles program written early in the 1980s at the University at Urbana-Champaign. The client program included emulates the look and feel of Notesfiles, and the UIUC backend is compatible with Notesfiles data files. Future versions of Newts will include a separate daemon to manage multiple local and network connections, additional backends, and additional clients.



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Janet Casey

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29 September 2003

Leaders and contributors

Tyler Berry Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

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


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