BBS software for the PDP 11

geneb geneb at
Thu May 18 15:23:07 CDT 2017

On Thu, 18 May 2017, allison via cctalk wrote:

> Never forget, BBS were about storage and cheap which at that time were mostly
> opposed (disks weren't cheap!).  The amount of Ram and CPU were less 
> important
> considering what had to be done.  Often the modem and hard disk were as 
> costly
> as the basic system and we didn't exceed 2400 baud till '85or later.  Most 
> anything
> could keep up with IO at under 4800 baud.
Here's what amounts to a canonnical(sp?) list of BBS programs for a number 
of different platforms:


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