Web-based discussion forums
I hope you will try Giganews or UsenetServer for your news subscription -- especially as a holiday present for your friends, family, or yourself!
Also see web-based news gateways
Web-based discussion forums (non-nntp based, with or without bidirectional
mailing list access). Try these first.
Also see (for software to use on your server):
Board/list software that support nntp
- Conversant by Macrobyte Resources is a community/site-building package. Subscribers can read or post to discussions via news, e-mail, or web. Server runs on Mac or Windows.
- GlobalChat Message Board server (formerly iChat) produces discussion boards accessible by web or nntp.
- KOM2000 is a web-based discussion forum that also provides nntp access.
- Lyris ListManager
by Lyris Technologies, Inc. The Multiview module makes it so that the mailing lists can be read and posted to via newsreading software.
- WebBoard by O'Reilly for 95/98/NT does web boards and mailing lists. Users can read/post via nntp if they wish. (purchase)
- WebCrossing is a "community" package, meaning it provides a web site and communication packages for virtual communities. Web, Webmail, POP3/IMAP/SMTP, web-based and NNTP forums, and can run mailing lists.
- Forum News Gateway from the Math Forum is no longer supported. Their new tool is Epigone, which does newsgroups, mailing lists, and web discussions. Interested groups of mathematicians or mathematics educators may contact them directly for consideration of Forum discussion group software use and hosting. Interested groups of stakeholders (of WebCT) in other academic fields may contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Spellchecker.net provides tools for web-based systems to allow users to spellcheck their work.
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