nntp.perl.org was created by Ask Bjørn Hansen.
The site is built with Apache, mod_perl, Combust, colobus and Net::NNTP.
A bit of Perl code is using Net::NNTP to connect to the colobus server which uses the perl.org ezmlm archives as the "news spool".
The code is available from Subversion at https://svn.develooper.com/projects/cnntp/.
2006 October All new code! :-) Proper threading and navigation - finally! Lots of bugs fixed 2002/02/01 If you go to a too high article number you get redirected to the latest articles instead of getting a 404. 2002/01/30 Quoted text now comes in a slight gray greenish color. Different anyway. When finding a message by msgid the Next and Previous buttons now still works. (requires support of the xpath command in the news server; I have a patch for colobus that adds that). Email addresses from the headers are being slightly mangled now.
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