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The GNKSA only sets minimal standards. It is by no means a complete list of all the things Usenet software could do to help and encourage the user to produce good Usenet articles.

For that reason, in GNKSA reviews an `Extras' field is provided: if a particular program has features that really serve decent net-keeping, but are unmentioned by the GNKSA, they can be mentioned here. Think of it as scoring `bonus points', or `extra credits'.

Quite a few programs have been reviewed, and even more have been mentioned. I cannot even here claim to be complete, but I have compiled a list of nice features encountered in various newsreaders. So, you newsreader authors out there: here's your chance to push the envelope, to give your software that cutting edge...

A few nice ideas for news software

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