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Revision as of 02:58, 30 November 2009 by (Talk | contribs) (Instructions)

Where to get sources

Salvo is hosted at CVS server at

Anonymous CVS info:

Modules/Projects newsreader/bundles

The newsreader project

Here is the RCP application of the newsreader project. Remember, it is still Beta software. You can read, reply an post. Windows and Mac. I have to investigate on why there is no *secure equinox bundle from secure password storage on Linux.

New and Notable


refactored in the ecf namespace. stability.


Forgot the most but we now have signatures.


Added colouring of threads to indicate read, not read, my post, my comments on a thread, and unread comments in a thread.

Download RCP




Unpack the zip and run the Salvo executable. Add a news server, add newsgroups then doubleclick a newsgroup to read its messages. It is pretty simple but here is a three.three minute instruction without audio. Send me a mail on my gmail or tweet me at twitter if you download this. You can send bug reports and feature requests also to one of these addresses.


The code has a pluggable server and persistance implementation. The reference persistance impl uses the local file system and stuff is stored in a .salvo directory in your home directory.

Plan V2

Project Proposal


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