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Telnet-based BBS

Anyone still uses it?

     
7:02 pm on Nov 15, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Telnet-based BBS is faster than WWW-based, ture?
2:53 pm on Nov 20, 2004 (gmt 0)

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I guess it could be faster, but telnet is little-used by average people these days. Increasing access to broadband is reducing BBS performance issues overall, and the feature sets of today's html-based systems are far beyond old text systems.
3:32 pm on Nov 20, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Unless you have a particularly geeky crowd, then the answer is no, no-one uses Telnet BBSes at all these days other than for experimentation or nostalgia. A web-based forum over http is the only way to go.