Plan 9 - man page for news (plan9 section 1)
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news - print news items
news [ -a ] [ -n ] [ item ... ]
When invoked without options, this simple local news service prints files that have
appeared in /lib/news since last reading, most recent first, with each preceded by an
appropriate header. The time of reading is recorded. The options are
-a Print all items, regardless of currency. The recorded time is not changed.
-n Report the names of the current items without printing their contents, and without
changing the recorded time.
Other arguments select particular news items.
To post a news item, create a file in /lib/news.
You may arrange to receive news automatically by registering your mail address in
/sys/lib/subscribers. A daemon mails recent news to all addresses on the list.
modify time is time news was last read
who gets news mailed to them
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:36 PM.