[nycbug-talk] OT: cheap usenet

Marc Spitzer mspitzer at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 21:59:38 EDT 2007

On 7/25/07, N.J. Thomas <njt at ayvali.org> wrote:
> * Marc Spitzer <mspitzer at gmail.com> [2007-07-25 18:08:26 -0400]:
> > > access: I must be able to access it via FreeBSD/slrn -- I don't want
> > > to jump through any proprietary-OS authentication schemes.
> >
> > I use lonestar.org, http://sdf.lonestar.org/index.cgi can not beat the
> > price.
> Hi Marc, thanks for the info.
> Does SDF allow access to their NNTP server from the outside? Their
> (possibly dated) online documentation seems to indicate that you can
> only use tin/trn from within their system or access their server via Pine
> from a host within SDF. Is this correct?
> thanks,
> Thomas

I just ssh in and type slrn, so I have no idea.  If I was to guess I
would say probably not.  You could ask them.


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