History [was Re: strangest systems I've sent email from]

geneb geneb at deltasoft.com
Wed Apr 27 12:07:34 CDT 2016

On Wed, 27 Apr 2016, Sean Conner wrote:

> It was thus said that the Great Mouse once stated:
>>> What I've often wondered is why there are so many IT people with the
>>> same sort of laments and we haven't all collectively built our own
>>> networks over wireless ?
>> The crazy patchwork quilt of regulations applying to amateur use of
>> radio spectrum, is my guess.  Now, I would add the depressingly high
>> chance of being invaded by the masses if/when we build something big
>> enough to be useful.  We've already built one network only to have it
>> invaded and overrun; why would we expect anything different to happen
>> to the new one?
>  Just look into the political machinations of what was known as FidoNet to
> see how this could end up.
What IS known as FidoNet (1:138/142 here. :) ) and it's still a political 
shit-show, mostly due to people from Zone 2. *sigh*


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