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Universal Message System (UMS) - Release 10.7 Available for FTP
Universal Message System (UMS)
Public Release 10.7
Various. Please consult the documentation
UMS is an universal mail and news system.
UMS itself handles the message base. It uses a very fast message base
with a standarized message format. The access to the message base is
handled by standarized programmer interface (ums.library). Programmers
support for C, Modula-2 and Oberon are included. The ums.library
interface includes an ARexx interface and transparent networking
External programs provide the interface to existing networks, e.g.
Usenet over UUCP. Currently available are converters for UUCP, FIDO,
Maus and Z-Netz. The standarized interface eases the creation of new
The standarized message format eliminates the need for specialized
message readers or writers. Currently you can choose between a
comfortable, MUI based program and old-style program which uses the
console and the keyboard.
Included is an Installer script for easy installation.
* IntuiNews, a MUI based message reader
* ARexx interface
* many new tools
* updates to the existing tools
* OS 2.04 (or better) is required
* IntuiNews needs the MUI package (not included)
Aminet servers, e.g.
UMS 10.7 is freely distributable.