Alue status report

In May, I posted about the discussion forum software I am writing, Alue. Since then – What works: The NNTP interface is essentially complete. There is a rudimentary reading and posting HTTPS interface . Users are able to self-register, manage their own accounts and reset…

This is Alue

I have made a couple of references in my blog to the new software suite I am writing, which I am calling Alue. It is time to explain what it is all about. Alue will be a discussion forum system providing a web-based forum interface,…

Asynchronous transput and gnutls

To the extent possible under law, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to Asynchronous transput and gnutls. This work is published from Finland. GnuTLS is a wonderful thing. It even has a thick manual – but nevertheless its documentation is…

Anecdote Nr 1 of implementing a NNTP (reading) server

The first version of my work-in-progress NNTP server I tested with a real newsreader had enough code to handle connections, give the greeting and reject every command except QUIT (whose implementation was fully RFC 3977 conforming). Here’s an excerpt from my server log when giving…