Multi-node BBS'

ben bfranchuk at
Tue Feb 17 10:02:19 CST 2015

On 2/17/2015 8:48 AM, Geoff Oltmans wrote:
> I was a Remote Access sysop. That was a fantastic BBS system. Only
> ever ran it single line, but I did run it off of a windows 95 box
> that doubled as my personal computer and that worked quite well
> before the internet finally did in the BBS.   I'm sure a multi-node
> system would have been fine
> I'd been toying with the idea of setting up RA again. Just need a
> fossil-socket driver...
> Sent from my iPhone

I thought the fact that file sharing became popular is what did in
BBS. Log in and leave a message is only a few minutes. Download
some file @ 300 baud and a few hours is gone. Of course you just have
a single phone line and 50+ people a day one can never log in with
a long distance number.


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