It supports decoding data in the following formats:
The following flags are supported:
reads the XOVER record from the news server for each group given on
the command line and tries to assemble all unread binaries in this
spawns an editor (taken from the
environment variables, or defaulting to
where the user can delete all lines of unwanted binaries.
After leaving the editor, the binaries corresponding to undelete lines
are decoded and saved in the current directory.
Comments in 0-parts or around the encoded data are saved in the file ``filename.desc''; broken files (problems during decoding, missing parts due to expiration) are saved as ``filename.broken''. Files are not overwritten, rather ``.1'', ``.2'', ... is appended to the filename to make it unique.
environment variables are honored in this order.
environment variable to choose your newsserver (which must support
xover records), or use the
flag. Both IPv4 and IPv6 are supported.