Netnews Architecture and Protocols, November 2009
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 1036, RFC 1849
- Updated by:
- RFC 8315
- R. Allbery, Ed.
- usefor (app)
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This document defines the architecture of Netnews systems and specifies the correct manipulation and interpretation of Netnews articles by software that originates, distributes, stores, and displays them. It also specifies the requirements that must be met by any protocol used to transport and serve Netnews articles. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.