Old newsreader source code
mtapley at swri.edu
Wed May 9 16:58:31 CDT 2018
> On May 9, 2018, at 4:38 PM, Grant Taylor via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 05/09/2018 03:23 PM, Frank McConnell via cctalk wrote:
>> It occurred to me (and before I saw Peter Corlett’s post) to go looking for some of the old CD-ROMs that have been uploaded to archive.org, and I found this one:
> While browsing through the file_listings-ls.txt file I noticed the following:
> 13266 200 -r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 204800 Feb 26 1989 ./unix_c/editors/teco.tar
> Which jogged my a memory that someone was looking for a copy of TECO. Now to find the message that I'm remembering.
> Grant. . . .
> unix || die
I recalled using NewsGrazer quite a bit on my NeXT. Source not available, but I did spot the alternative “Alexandra” which does include source code:
Source available under GNU public license.
I have no good idea what the effort would be to port this to your favorite platform; possibly prohibitive. I hope it’s useful in at least some fashion.
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