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I'm talking about the world of BBS's. 160 buard acustic modems, 1200baud C64, CNet, Renegade, Wildcat, That other one that was way too complicated, pcboard, etc. Door games, Legend of red Dragon, Usurper, BRE, MUDD Etc
Disregard rest of message if none of these ring a bell...
For those of you who remember, have you found similarities in modern CMS apps and getting the feeling of being a "sysop" instead of a true webmaster?
I know I can get my text based BRE from telnet bbs's.
The main question, is when is the "FidoNet 2.0" going to appear. I know RSS is pretty close, and in some ways better. BUT I was really talking linked web forum, and loosly linked flash games.
ANyone else given any thought to this? Or does it already exist?
Something more controled and regulated than USENET, and using phpbb or something more configurable.
I don't know much about the programmning or details, but can donate web space, domain, and VPS to the cause. All open source and commercial free (excpt for the standard "this message based thru webmaster world"-type tagline. Just to be old school.
Any suggestions? Impossible? Pointless?
And for what it worth, I'm still listed as fido 1:2370 netadmin. Dork, I know :)
I'm not registered now. I was just a "punto" (in spanish; in english it should was "point" or anything else) but I can understand your feeling because you was a sysop.
For most people, Internet gave us an enormous freedom out of those pyramidal system with so many comittees, subcommittees, regional committees and subregional or local subcommittees and those pack of rules, subrules, local rules and so on.
As the life evolves, you will never be a sysop again but a webmaster.
As I recall, Fido boards didn't share boards wholesale, but typically just a small number of boards, in cases of overlapping interests between user bases.
I fear, though, that it would be used heavily by lazy webmasters who don't have a large number of users.
(Fido #92, PCUtilBoard...)