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S-lang newsreader

'slrn' (s-lang read news) is a newsreader that runs in console mode on various *nix systems. In addition to having the usual features of a newsreader, slrn supports scoring rules to highlight, sort or kill articles based on information from their header. It allows free key-bindings and can easily be extended using the sophisticated s-lang macro language. Users can read offline by using either slrnpull (included) or a local newsserver.



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Janet Casey

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13 April 2004

Leaders and contributors

John E. Davis Contributor
Thomas Schultz Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)
HelpMailing List Info/Archive
SupportMailing List Info/Archive
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteleafnode (for reading offline from a local news server)


"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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