tin (newsreader)

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Text-based newsreader
Basic data

Maintainer Urs Janßen
Current  version 2.4.4
(December 24, 2019)
Current preliminary version 2.3.4
(June 28, 2016)
operating system Unix derivatives
programming language C.
category Newsreader
License BSD license
German speaking Yes

tin is a text-based newsreader for Unix- based operating systems and was originally written by Iain Lea. It is a further development of Richard "Rich" Skrentas tass, from which it was derived in 1991. The project has been continuously developed since then. tin runs in the command line and is characterized by its ease of use. It is licensed under the BSD license and can run on numerous operating systems.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. http://www.skrenta.com/tass/
  2. http://www.tin.org/history.html
  3. http://www.tin.org/builds.html