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yEncoder/yDecoder for Usenet
The efficient and CRC protected binary encoding for Usenet messages - public domain - now standard
A new encoding has been specified by
The next round in standardization of Binary Usenet
messages has been started.
30. March 2003:
Newsflash: Some neticens began
to post yEncoded messages without the mandatory keyword:
Seventeen moths after its official announcement yEnc
is now the the
Meanwhile all major newsreaders have been extended to
The common Web-Browsers with newsgroup access have not
The author is a programmer - not a webdesigner or documentation specialist !
Alternative usage of yEnc (others than for Usenet):
As predicted I've meanwhile got notice that some people did add yEnc as a file-transfer option to their telnet client/sever apps. (Thanks Norman K.)
Ed Hamrick did implement yEnc into his picture viewer program 'VuePrint'. This permits to 'view' the picture within a yEncoded message by decoding it. (It plays also MPG or MOV or ZIP or ... this way).
Many decoders for all platforms added: MsDos, Amiga, PHP, OS2,
Java, VMS, ...
Mailing list reference removed.
Added to "Developers" section: Frequent programming problem & other programming problems
yProxy; Mac-Freeware-Decoder; Tools splitted by OS; own MSOE-pages; History (english) as HTM, not RTF; MS-Link added; Link to absmc fixed; "Might"-->"May"; Tool-list expanded;
Old: 23.Mar.2002 - Broken tools; Forte Agent 1.91 supports
Old: 06.Mar.2002 - Startpage has been splitted; User-Section & FAQ added; English history added; New tools; Draft version 1.3
Old: 25.Feb.2002 - Forte, Newsguy, new tools.
For those who are interested in other projects from me:
There is no copyright for the yEncoding - it is completely
released into public domain.
May it be helpful the Usenet community!
Jürgen Helbing - 10. June 2002 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org