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mnews-im Simple news and E-mail reader (offline mode with IM)
1.22 japanese Deleted on this many watch lists=0 search for ports that depend on this port Find issues related to this port Report an issue related to this port
Forbidden FORBIDDEN: "Remotely exploitable buffer overflows."
Maintainer: seiken@ARGV.AC search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: unknown
Also Listed In: news ipv6
License: not specified in port
Mnews, Mini News Reader, is a small size news reader to handle news
and electronic mail messages.

Goals of mnews' development are small size, fast operation and easy to
use interface.

As far as the size is concerned, both the program itself and the
memory usage are much smaller than those of emacs+gnus or vin.

We believe the speed of the program is also one of the fastest among
other news readers.  (Though, we added various functions and they are
making the program a bit slower.)

Most effort was put on making mnews easy to operate.  Most of the
message from the program is in Japanese, the operation is easy to
learn for both former gnus users and former vin users (basically, it's
Gnus compatible), and discarded multi-keystroke operations.

MH, UCB mail and rmail style e-mail files can be handled with mnews.
Optionally, you can build a electronic bulletin board system.
(FreeBSD's package does not include the support for this function by
default, so you need to rebuild mnews using the files in the port
collection if you wish to use the feature.)

Also, MIME encoded headers using ISO-2022-JP can be handled.

- Masafumi
SVNWeb : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

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  1. imput : mail/im
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Number of commits found: 3

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
09 Dec 2002 01:35:14
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.22
kris search for other commits by this committer
Remove the mnews port and the ports that depend on it.  This port has been
forbidden for security reasons for over 6 months, and removal was
announced 2 months ago.
08 Oct 2000 11:23:49
files touched by this commit
asami search for other commits by this committer
Change PKGDIR from pkg/ to .  Also fix places where ${PKGDIR} is   spelled out
(many of which are ${PKGDIR}/MESSAGE -> ${PKGMESSAGE} type   fixes that
shouldn't have been necessary) and the string "/pkg/"   appear.    
08 Oct 2000 03:24:23
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asami search for other commits by this committer
Convert category japanese to new layout.  

Number of commits found: 3

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