[rescue] UUCP network

John Lengeling john.lengeling at gmail.com
Fri May 15 23:25:45 CDT 2015

One of my daily tasks at work a long time ago was babysitting INN and UUCP
incoming/outgoing email and newsfeeds at Bradley University.


On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 11:21 PM, Doug McIntyre <merlyn at geeks.org> wrote:

> On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 08:00:55PM -0700, John Floren wrote:
> > Not sure what you mean by physical system--PCs with modems?
> > OS is Linux and FreeBSD
> > Probably keep to the US in terms of users.
> So, you want to do it like we did it way back when?
> You could get the book on it, written by Tim O'Reilly himself..
> http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780937175934.do
> Amazon has a few copies for a penny plus shipping & handling.
> Probably will work out of the box (especially on FreeBSD) and as
> expected just by installing the software still and running it up.
> > Newsgroups... might just be general chatting/nostalgia stuff.
> > Personally I would be more than happy to do dialup newsgroups forever,
> > but realistically most people would want to set it up just for fun and
> > probably ignore it after a week or two.
> cnews and INN are available (ie. cnews is at ftp.cs.toronto.edu/pub/c-news
> )
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