Thanks for all of the sure-fre and quick responses.
The overwhelming choice was to use either C-News or INN and establish local
newsgroups and not export them. You could also use the rn and nntp commands
and create newsgroups internally, and set up some pointers.
> I am sorry if this is a FAQ, but is there a way you can build a
>private news service for in-house use, and then use newsreaders
>to access this service. We have a significant number of software
>developers that are spread out throughout different facilities and they
>wanted a way they can send and receive messages to a general deposit
>location so that everyone can access them. They also wanted to be a
>ble to read the messages in a similar fashion to the various news
>services using a tool such as xnews. Please let me know if the software
>to create this is PD, or shrinkwrap, and where I can get it.
INN can be ftp'd from
Cnews is probably available from these sources or ftp.uu.net
I am TRULY sorry that I assumed everyone used a mailtool with line wrap.
I will be more considerate next time. Also, I am not currently running
news, for those who asked.
Jay Lessert email@example.com
firstname.lastname@example.org (Matthew SAMS)
"Michael (M.A.) Meystel" <MEYSTMA%DUVM.BITNET@pucc.Princeton.EDU>
email@example.com (Lawrence A. Bilker)
firstname.lastname@example.org ( Bob Rutherford 965-0546 )
email@example.com (Peter Watkins)
Steve Elliott <firstname.lastname@example.org>
bern@kleopatra.Uni-Trier.DE (Jochen Bern)
Seppo J Niemi <email@example.com>
Jim Carroll firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Raffety <email@example.com>
firstname.lastname@example.org (Bert Robbins)
Dan Stromberg - OAC-DCS <email@example.com>
firstname.lastname@example.org (T. Kim Nguyen )
email@example.com (Bob Halloran)
Shankar Ishwar firstname.lastname@example.org
email@example.com (Jay Lessert)
Systems & Network Manager
Rockwell International - Downey, CA
America Online: OlegC@aol.com
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