NewsWatcher 2.1.1 Available — John Norstad has released version 2.1.1 of his widely-favored Usenet news client NewsWatcher, which offers a number of bug fixes and memory improvements. The update also removes the previous limit of 16,000 groups in the full group list, and fixes a compiler bug that caused last week’s version 2.1 to crash on 68000-based Macs (SE, Plus, etc.).
Brian Clark has also released version 2.1.2 of his Yet Another NewsWatcher, based on John Norstad’s NewsWatcher code. YA-NewsWatcher features binary and anonymous remailer posting, article filtering via kill files, and article sorting. Brian doesn’t plan to make further public releases of YA-NewsWatcher, but it has proved to be a useful and reliable program for people who need its special features. [GD]