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README

This is NNTB, by Matthew Sachs <matthewg@zevils.com>
(c)2000-2002 Matthew Sachs, all rights reserved.
This software is licensed under Version 2 of the GNU Public License.
A copy of the license is contained in the file COPYING, which should have
been included with this software.

========REQUIREMENTS========

*perl 5.6.1 or better

*One of the supported weblogs

*The following perl modules (the CPAN distribution containing the module
is given in parentheses:)

	HTML::FormatText (HTML-Format)
	HTML::Parse (HTML-Tree)
	Regexp::Shellish (Regexp-Shellish)
	MIME::Parser (MIME-tools)

See the perlmodinstall manpage (perldoc perlmodinstall) for information
on obtaining and installing modules.


========INSTALLATION========

Change into the NNTB directory.  This directory was created when you
unpacked the NNTB tarball and should be called nntb-XX where XX is the NNTB
version.

Obtain the necessary perl modules.

Open the nntb.conf file in a text editor.  Edit it to your satisfaction and
then copy it to either /etc/nntb.conf or ~/.nntb .

See the README file in the subdirectory for your weblog (e.g. Slash/README
or Scoop/README) for information specific to that weblog.

Run it.  initscript.

========TROUBLESHOOTING========

If you get a permission denied error while trying to run nntb, try the
following command: chmod +x nntb

If you get an error about a bad interpreter while trying to run nntb, your perl
may not be installed in /usr/bin/perl.  Find out where your perl binary is located;
try commands like 'which perl', 'type -path perl', 'whereis perl', and
'locate perl | grep bin'.  Then, change the first line of nntb from #!/usr/bin/perl
to #!/path/to/your/perl

========DEBUGGING========

========FURTHER INFORMATION========

There are mailing lists and a CVS tree.
See http://www.zevils.com/programs/ for details.

Obtaining support:
	You should try the following, in order, for help with IMIRC:
	1) Ask in irc.zevils.com #nntb
	2) Send an email to nntb-users@lists.zevils.com
	3) Contact the author directly (see below)

Contacting the author:
	E-Mail: matthewg@zevils.com
	AIM: MattSachs

NNTB website: http://www.zevils.com/programs/nntb/

Mailing lists:
	http://lists.zevils.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/
	nntb-announce, nntb-users, and nntb-devel