Re: "news:" URL proxies

From: James R Grinter <>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 1997 17:28:28 +0000

On Thu 9 Jan, 1997, wrote:
>client's NNTP into requests for URLs, access control, etc. The hard
>work of pulling the group info and articles would be done by the
>back-end. This is the kind of thing the NNTP::Client perl5 module
>seems to do extremely well.

for just this task, look at Jef Poskanzer's recently announced
(to nnrpd in Java... which might be just what
you're looking for.

(or try <URL:>)

I don't see why you'd want to gateway anything like this through Squid,
though. You'd always be relying upon the program to 'know' its data
and protocol such that it would be pointless passing through Squid imho.

-- jrg.
Received on Thu Jan 09 1997 - 09:50:07 MST

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