Explaining FreeBSD features

Robert Watson rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Thu Mar 1 22:15:47 UTC 2007


On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:

> And I can tell you that absolutely nothing that I have EVER read here or on 
> USENET has EVER held a candle to the power and majesty of the flames I used 
> to read a decade ago the old WWIV network.  (that software is available 
> http://wwiv.sourceforge.net/ if you are interested) If you are put off by 
> the tone of what you see here, you would become catatonic if you read 5 
> minutes of that.  Those flamers were so good that they could cause temporary 
> blindness to their victims.

Ted,

As an apparent ex-WWIV user, you might be amused by this:

   http://www.watson.org/~robert/star-lit/wwiv/

(ex-WWIV BBS Sysop from the early 1990's)

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge


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