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NcFTP

Available as: ncftp, ncftp-userbin, ncftp-3.0.0, ncftp-3.0.0beta19, ncftpbatch, ncftpbatch-userbin, ncftpbatch-3.0.0, ncftpget, ncftpget-userbin, ncftpget-3.0.0, ncftpls, ncftpls-userbin, ncftpls-3.0.0, ncftpput, ncftpput-userbin, ncftpput-3.0.0
Available for: SunOS
Version: 3.0.0 beta 19
Location: ~toddm/bin
Requires: nothing
Documentation: man pages
Other files: none
Home: <http://www.ncftp.com/>

Description: A program for transferring files to and from a remote network site. Offers features not found in the standard ftp.

Differences: full-screen visual mode; background transfers; automatically resumes downloads; bookmarks; cached directory listings; can download entire directory trees; handles URLs; bug fixes; see also ~toddm/bin/man/ncftp_docs/WHATSNEW-3.0

Contributor: Todd McLaughlin <toddm@rahul.net>

pico

Available as: pico, pico-userbin, pico-3.5
Available for: SunOS
Version: 3.5
Location: ~toddm/bin
Requires: nothing
Documentation: man page
Other files: ~toddm/bin/man/pine_docs
Home: <http://www.washington.edu/pine/>

Description: A simple, display-oriented text editor based on the Pine message system composer. Commands are displayed at the bottom of the screen, and context-sensitive help is provided. The editor has five basic features: paragraph justification, searching, block cut/paste, a spelling checker, and a file browser.

Differences: search and replace; configurable reply indent string; wraps lines longer than 255 characters instead of truncating; bug fixes; see also <http://www.washington.edu/pine/changes.html>

Contributor: Todd McLaughlin <toddm@rahul.net>

pilot

Available as: pilot, pilot-userbin, pilot-2.0
Available for: SunOS
Version: 2.0
Location: ~toddm/bin
Requires: nothing
Documentation: man page
Other files: ~toddm/bin/man/pine_docs
Home: <http://www.washington.edu/pine/>

Description: A simple, display-oriented file system browser based on the Pine message system composer. Commands are displayed at the bottom of the screen, and context-sensitive help is provided. Several basic file manipulation commands are provided: Delete, Rename, Copy, View, Launch, and Edit.

Differences: can use termcap or terminfo for input escape sequences; bug fixes

Contributor: Todd McLaughlin <toddm@rahul.net>

Pine

Available as: pine, pine-userbin, pine-4.10, pine-debug, pine-debug-userbin, pine-debug-4.10
Available for: SunOS
Version: 4.10
Location: ~toddm/bin
Requires: nothing
Documentation: man page
Other files: ~toddm/bin/man/pine_docs
Home: <http://www.washington.edu/pine/>

Description: A screen-oriented program for news and email. Its feature set includes basic message handling, a simple editor (Pico) for composing messages, full-screen selection and management of message folders, an address book, automatic new mail checking and notification, context-sensitive help screens, and MIME support. The User Bin automatically invokes pine so that it does not create .pine-debug files, unless you use the pine-debug versions.

Differences: new roles configuration for different return addresses and signatures; new screen navigation commands; hierarchical folder collections; URL dispatching; basic rendering of HTML-formatted messages; address book improvements; MIME improvements; IMAP4rev1 revisions; enhanced functions; preferences improvements; bug fixes; see also <http://www.washington.edu/pine/changes.html>

Contributor: Todd McLaughlin <toddm@rahul.net>

tin

Available as: tin, tin-userbin, tin-1.4.1
Available for: SunOS, FreeBSD
Version: 1.4.1
Location: ~toddm/bin
Requires: nothing
Documentation: man page
Other files: ~toddm/bin/man/tin
Home: <http://www.tin.org/>

Description: A full-screen easy-to-use Usenet newsreader. It has four levels of operation: group selection level, group level, thread level, and article level.

Differences: Y2K compatibility; better MIME support; true references based threading; new configuration menu; performance improvements; article superseding; PGP support; multiple news server support; full news server authorization support; article filtering enhancements; full regular expression support; new commands; new options; bug fixes; see also ~toddm/bin/man/tin/WHATSNEW and ~toddm/bin/man/tin/CHANGES

Contributor: Todd McLaughlin <toddm@rahul.net>


a2i User Bin / 15 Sep 2003