nntpfs is a FUSE module for mounting the data offered by NNTP servers. Read-only access to the servers is provided. The Network News Transfer Protocol or NNTP is an Internet application protocol for the distribution of news and occasionally binary files. Usenet represents the most common usage of the NNTP protocol. The Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE) interface allows user application code to create its own filesystems and publish them using kernel support.
fretscpp is strongly inspired by the original FoF, reusing artwork to a large extent, with the source code rewritten from scratch. C++ instead of python should improve performance and allow easier support for features like whammy. It is playable, but some non-critical features are still missing.