list rules [was: Reconfigure after changing Video Card]

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sun Aug 1 08:07:57 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-07-31 at 23:43 -0500, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Jul 2010 21:18:51 -0400
> Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
> > I had an 8 line BBS that allowed the users to just login to a Linux
> > terminal and have at it. They were using Pine before the Internet went
> > public. We didn't have any stinking GUI at all, until some new thing
> > called PPP happened. But, we decided at modem speeds to not allow a
> > graphical connection and remained text-mode. Everyone hung out in the
> > MUD and had a blast. Ric
> I'm sure that you have a point.  Pray, tell what it might be?

You edited out my point. Users using Pine had little choice but to reply
inline or bottom post. Most BBS software online email editors did that
too. Trying to scroll up to the top to top-post, at 300 baud, or even
2400 baud was a terrible experience. <shudders> Ric

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