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Subject: 40th anniversary of the conception of Usenet
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Subject: 40th anniversary of the conception of Usenet
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So Usenet started as a shell script:

Posted by Julien √ČLIE:

Steven Bellovin, co-inventor of Usenet is currently blogging about the early history and design decision of Usenet.
Worth reading!
   https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb/blog/2019-11/2019-11-14.html

In part V "Implementation and User Experience", we hear about the implementation of "the very first version of Netnews software as a Bourne Shell script.  It was about 150 lines long, but implemented such features as multiple newsgroups and cross-posting."
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Subject: Re: 40th anniversary of the conception of Usenet
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Subject: Re: 40th anniversary of the conception of Usenet
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The design is shitty, but the content is great. Thanks for sharing.
Could not find the bit with the shellscript...
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