Thoth 1.8.4 is usenet newsreader, available as a PowerPC binary for Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later, localized for both English and French languages. Thoth offers powerful and flexible filtering of usenet posts, including live filtering. Reference-based article threading is available, along with with a handy view of the thread tree in the window of the article you're reading. Multiple news servers can be used at the same time, with multiple connections per news server. There is comprehensive multiple character set support for both reading and posting in non-English language and non-Latin alphabet newsgroups. Many preferences settings can be specified on a per newsgroup or per newsgroup hierarchy basis, making it easy to have the optimal settings for binary and non-binary newsgroups, newsgroups in different languages, etc. Its built-in decoder for file attachments handles the usual encoding methods including yEnc. Images from binary posts can be viewed inline, in a dedicated image window, or in an image catalog window. Binary posting is supported, as are multiple personalities allowing different email addresses, signatures, etc. to be used in different newsgroups or situations.
Thoth 1.8.4 is available for downloading and is intended for existing Thoth users with valid registrations. It is a free update for such users. People who have lost their registration info can send an email with information such as their old Kagi order number or similar and ask for their registration code to be re-sent.
What's new in this version:
- (last revised May 31, 2009)
- Worked around a problem with some news servers such as Giganews that return an unexpected 501 or 503 response code for the XHDR command for unavailable header types. Also modified XHDR command handling to allow 225 as a successful response code (the correct command successful code for the newer HDR command) in addition to the standard 221 response. Other changes were made so that a filtering failure caused by this type of server problem should no lon... See all new features »