From: Oleg Chaikovsky (
Date: Thu Sep 30 1993 - 07:55:48 CDT

Hello All!

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

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.

Thanks to:
Jay Lessert (Matthew SAMS)
"Michael (M.A.) Meystel" <MEYSTMA%DUVM.BITNET@pucc.Princeton.EDU> (Lawrence A. Bilker) ( Bob Rutherford 965-0546 ) (Steve_Kilbane) (Peter Watkins)
Steve Elliott <>
bern@kleopatra.Uni-Trier.DE (Jochen Bern)
Seppo J Niemi <>
Jim Carroll
Mike Raffety <> (Bert Robbins)
Dan Stromberg - OAC-DCS <> (T. Kim Nguyen ) (Bob Halloran)
Shankar Ishwar (Jay Lessert)

Oleg Chaikovsky
Systems & Network Manager
Rockwell International - Downey, CA
America Online:

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