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Re: Indexing newsgroups

From: Stephen E. Bacher <seb(at)>
Date: Wed Nov 05 2003 - 17:14:03 GMT
Greg Fenton <> wrote:

>We have a number of internal newsgroups and I've been asked if SWISH-E
>could be used to search them.
>I know all of the necessary pieces exist in one form or other
>(command-line nntp client and/or Perl NNTP:: modules, web interfaces
>for newsgroups, etc...) but I wonder if anyone has experience trying to
>pull all of this together?
>I'm looking to implement my solution on GNU/Linux and am even willing
>to run my own NNTP server if necessary.  Anyone have suggestions,
>advice, pointers, hints, HOWTOs, etc... ?

I've done exactly that - on Solaris.  Contact me offline for info.
There are a lot of pieces and it's a bit of work, but it's definitely

Steve Bacher
Draper Laboratory
Cambridge, MA, USA
Received on Wed Nov 5 17:26:34 2003