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Author: gyelt
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] decode usenet messages

On Sun, May 08, 2022 at 06:57:51PM -0400, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> What I want now, however, is to see the contents of usenet messages
> that have already been downloaded -- years ago. In other words, I'd
> like to use the facilities that are already baked into every decent
> usenet reader to process a message that's already on my hard drive.
> (for example, one I've downloaded way back in 2004). But I don't want
> the everything else that makes that part of a huge, full-function
> usenet eader.
> But all the readers I've investigated seem willing to handle only
> messages they download themselves or have stored within their own
> on-disk data structures. There seems to be no mechanism for taking a
> usenet message obtained from elsewhere.

What you want is a (local) usenet server. Usenet is like e-mail with a
clear division of labour between server and client.
I can't advise about which server to use, it's been a long time I used