spugnews - A Usenet Binary Grabber

spugnews is a GPL'd usenet binary grabber. It has a simple command-line interface and the ability to perform rudimentary subject line analysis to group together articles that are part of the same file set.


Change History

2005-11-22 V1.1
  • internal yenc decoder (not as fast as the yenc module, but good for the impatient)

  • work around for problem with hex encoding in newer (2.3+) versions of Python that affects yenc CRC check.

  • status indicator for header refresh.

  • incremental header writing (so if there's a problem when in the middle of downloading thousands of headers you don't loose what you've got so far)


2002-12-04 V1.0

Initial release.


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