strangest systems I've sent email from

John Willis chocolatejollis38 at
Thu Apr 21 10:01:35 CDT 2016

> > It wouldn't be until 1994 that the university allowed access to the
> public
> > internet directly through SLIP or PPP.
> My college was very restrictive that way, too.  I figured out how to get
> "slirp" working because there wasn't anyway to get a working PPP or SLIP
> connection for me from there. The things we did to get connected to the net
> in those days...

I think I remember slirp... didn't that somewhat emulate a SLIP link
through a
shell account?

That's another thing I remember and miss from those days... your average ISP
would provide NNTP and UNIX shell accounts, as well as a few megs of space
to put up a personal web site in ~/public_html.

> -Swift

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