VCFed, the BBS!

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Sun Oct 16 23:16:01 CDT 2016

I could care less about telnet... I want to make the teletype  clack!   Ed#

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From: Rod Smallwood <rodsmallwood52 at> 
Date: 10/16/16  18:39  (GMT-07:00) 
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at> 
Subject: Re: VCFed, the BBS! 

On 16/10/2016 14:10, william degnan wrote:
> On Oct 16, 2016 5:52 AM, "Evan Koblentz" <cctalk at> wrote:
>>> I mean  please add 110  Baud  Evan!
>> I was giving examples, not carved-in-stone specifications.
> If the system is simple it'll be easier to support, 110b is not, given the
> number of persons coming in from the other end so slowly.  No one barely
> has a phone line anymore as it is, most (95%) of the external traffic will
> be telnet.  If the bbs allows those few of us with phone lines to connect
> at 300 to 1200b to get to a handshake and resolve to a simple welcome
> screen for hardware testing purposes, that would be a good start. Get that
> running see what kind of traffic results, and plan phase ii from there.
> I imagine it will be best once this system is up and running that people
> call in on Sunday afternoon so visitors to the museum hear the inbound
> calls in real time like a sys op would running a bbs from his basement.
> Bill
Speaking as a former Sysop from the 1980's.
What would be nice is a couple of DEC Rainbows running FidoBBS and 
connected via a phone line simulator.
Enter your mail message on one and see it get transferred to the other 
where it can be read.

Rod Smallwood

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