Pronews/2 v1.60 cp125 now available
July 20, 2008 by Trevor Hemsley
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From: Trevor Hemsley
I'm pleased to announce the release of Pronews/2 v1.60
Pronews/2 is a multithreaded NNTP Newsreader program for OS/2.
If you are upgrading from any Pronews/2 release prior to 1.59 you are
strongly advised to make a backup copy of the file pronewstoolbar.ini as
this release changes the on-disk format of this file. You will not be able
to run a previous release of Pronews/2 unless you restore an old copy of
If you are upgrading from a release prior to 1.54 then you are strongly
urged to backup your existing filter files as the files have a different
on-disk format from 1.54 onwards. Failure to backup files *.FLT in pronews
and pronewsheaders will mean it will be impossible to use your filters if
you should need to revert to a release prior to 1.54. You should also read
the readme.txt file installed in the pronews directory as this covers
changes and new features from prior releases as well as tips for making
You can find Pronews/2 1.60 on ftp://hobbes.nmsu.edu/pub/incoming (later to
be ftp://hobbes.nmsu.edu/pub/os2/apps/internet/news/reader) as pn2v160.zip.
Hobbes search: http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/cgi-bin/h-search?key=pn2v160.zip
Pronews/2 is shareware and all profits from its sale are donated to the
charity Save the Children.
Pronews/2 v1.60 is a relatively small update with a few bugs fixed. There
are no new features in this release. A list of the fixes is available in
your pronews directory after install in the file fixed.txt.
More information about all changes and installation instructions can be
found in the readme file after (or during) the install.
Trevor Hemsley, Brighton, UK Trevor dot Hemsley at ntlworld dot com