Linux, Apache, Scripting books (Off-Topic)

From: Lawrence Walker <>
Date: Tue Feb 17 19:44:13 1998

On 19 Feb 98 at 21:13, Uncle Roger wrote:

> At 10:55 AM 2/17/98 +0000, you wrote:
> >> ABACUS (the Atari Bay Area Computer Users Society) still runs it's BBS on
> >> an Atari 1040ST. (Though, to keep this off-topic, we're thinking of moving
> >> to a linux box.)
> >
> > A travesty !! Or do you mean minix. The Toronto Atari Federation
> >still uses FoRem on a TT. (still sucks) (The sys-op will get me for
> >that ! )
> Well, Most of the club members have non-Atari modems... Why stick to only
> Atari when there is an alternative that will do a better job of letting us
> make the most of our Atari's? I see the BBS like a modem; doesn't need to
> be an Atari to host Atari discussions.
> In any case, it's kind of a moot point as ABACUS now supports Mac and PC
> users. We decided that the true value in the club was the members. We
> knew each other, and enjoy our company, and don't want to lose that just
> because some have moved on to another platform. So now we do everything.
> Something to think about as an alternative to letting a good club die out.
  Well TAF's BBS is still fairly active tho members at meetings is
down I tend to also see a lot of non-doze user groups
possibly uniting based on their interest in older machines,
much like this list is. A lot closer to the old hacker spirit than
the "armed and hostile" platform camps with a slowly dwindling

ciao larry
Received on Tue Feb 17 1998 - 19:44:13 GMT

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