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A news server is a collection of software used to handle Usenet articles.wikipedia
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Usenet

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A news server is a collection of software used to handle Usenet articles.
Many Internet service providers, and many other Internet sites, operate news servers for their users to access.

Newsreader (Usenet)

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A reader server provides an interface to read and post articles, generally with the assistance of a news client.
Newsreaders act as clients which connect to a news server, via the Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP), to download articles and post new articles.

Network News Transfer Protocol

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Modern transit servers usually use NNTP to exchange news continually over the Internet and similar always-on connections.
The Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) is an application protocol used for transporting Usenet news articles (netnews) between news servers and for reading and posting articles by end user client applications.

Control message

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Control messages are a special kind of Usenet post that are used to control news servers.

Usenet newsgroup

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The news admin (the administrator of a news server) decides how long posts are kept on their server before being expired (deleted).

B News

A reader server is one that makes the articles available in the hierarchical disk directory format originated by B News 2.10, or offers the NNTP or IMAP commands, for use by newsreaders.
B News was a Usenet news server developed at the University of California, Berkeley by Matt Glickman and Mark Horton as a replacement for A News.

NOV (computers)

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Reader servers typically also maintain a News Overview (NOV) database that allows newsreaders to quickly obtain message summaries and present messages in threaded form.
Written in 1992 by Geoff Collyer, NOV replaced a variety of incompatible indexing schemes used in different client programs, each typically requiring custom modifications to each news server before they could be used.

Internet

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Modern transit servers usually use NNTP to exchange news continually over the Internet and similar always-on connections.

UUCP

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In the past, servers normally employed the UUCP protocol, which was designed for intermittent dial-up connections.

Email

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Other ad hoc protocols, including e-mail, are less commonly seen.

Hard disk drive

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A reader server is one that makes the articles available in the hierarchical disk directory format originated by B News 2.10, or offers the NNTP or IMAP commands, for use by newsreaders.

Directory (computing)

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A reader server is one that makes the articles available in the hierarchical disk directory format originated by B News 2.10, or offers the NNTP or IMAP commands, for use by newsreaders.

Internet Message Access Protocol

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A reader server is one that makes the articles available in the hierarchical disk directory format originated by B News 2.10, or offers the NNTP or IMAP commands, for use by newsreaders.

Internet forum

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A reader server typically also works as a transit server, but it may operate independently or serve as an alternative interface to an Internet forum.

Cache (computing)

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Smaller sites with limited network bandwidth may operate "sucking" or cache servers.

C News

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C News is a news server package, written by Geoff Collyer, assisted by Henry Spencer, at the University of Toronto as a replacement for B News.

News server operation

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Among the operators and users of commercial Usenet news servers, common concerns are the continually increasing storage and network capacity requirements and their effects.

Peer-to-peer

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However, news servers communicate with one another as peers to propagate Usenet news articles over the entire group of network servers.

InterNetNews

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InterNetNews (INN) is a Usenet news server package, originally released by Rich Salz in 1991, and presented at the Summer 1992 USENIX conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Usenet II

Unlike the original Usenet, it was peered only between "sound sites" and employed a system of rules to keep out spam.

Apache James

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Apache James, a.k.a. Java Apache Mail Enterprise Server or some variation thereof, is an open source SMTP and POP3 mail transfer agent and NNTP news server written entirely in Java.

Address munging

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Private e-mail sent between individuals is highly unlikely to be collected, but e-mail sent to a mailing list that is archived and made available via the web, or passed onto a Usenet news server and made public, may eventually be scanned and collected.

XOVER

XOVER command
XOVER is a Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) command used to return information from a news server's overview (NOV) database.