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* 40th anniversary of the conception of UsenetAnonUser
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Subject: 40th anniversary of the conception of Usenet
From: AnonUser@rslight.i2p (AnonUser)
Newsgroups: rocksolid.shared.rocksolid
Organization: Rocksolid Light
Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2019 01:33 UTC
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
From: anonuser@retrobbs.rocksolidbbs.com.remove-10or-this (AnonUser)
Newsgroups: rocksolid.shared.rocksolid
Organization: RetroBBS
Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2019 18:17 UTC
  To: AnonUser
The design is shitty, but the content is great. Thanks for sharing.
Could not find the bit with the shellscript...
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