Bug#538706: ITP: newsstar -- advanced NNTP fetcher/sender
Owner: Tony Houghton <email@example.com>
I'm the upstream developer and I had been including a debian directory
with my releases for some time. I've just updated that and made it
lintian-clean with the intent of becoming the official (sponsored)
maintainer for it.
Newsstar is a mature project with infrequent releases and no current
* Package name : newsstar
Version : 1.5.4
Upstream Author : Tony Houghton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* URL : http://newsstar.sourceforge.net
* License : GPL (with OpenSSL exemption)
Programming Lang: C, Perl
Description : advanced NNTP fetcher/sender
Newsstar is designed to transfer Usenet articles as quickly as possible
between a local server (supports INN, s-news and sn) and multiple remote
servers, using "pipelining" and multithreading techniques for speed.
Other features include score-based killfiling and SSL support.