FidoNet ....show [was: History [was Re: strangest systems I've sent email from]]
geneb at deltasoft.com
Sat Apr 30 21:43:51 CDT 2016
On Sun, 1 May 2016, Tomasz Rola wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 10:07:34AM -0700, geneb wrote:
>> On Wed, 27 Apr 2016, Sean Conner wrote:
>>> 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*
> Pardon my ignorant question but is there a place on the net where I
> could read some more about it? Or maybe it is short enough to explain
Books could be written about it unfortunately, One of the more annoying
aspects is Bjorn Felten, the current editor of FidoNews - he's refused
repeated requests to pass on his editor duties for various reasons and
he's refused - for at least the last 10 years. Find a telnetable BBS
that's a member of FidoNet and start reading the FidoNews echo for a taste
of the insanity. The Fido Sysop (FNSYSOP) is also a pretty deranged
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