[Chugalug] Reminiscing about times I was too young to remember!
dave at brockmans.com
Mon Oct 15 22:04:00 UTC 2012
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On 10/15/2012 3:41 PM, Rod-Lists wrote:
> The interesting thing is those systems (BBS') were open while the new
> tech trends toward closed ecosystems. I remember taking a dumb
> terminal and slow modem to hit bbs systems and telneting via UTC
> Gandalf system.
There were open systems, semi-private systems, and totally private BBS
systems. Similar to today, there are darknets/undernets that you don't
accidentally stumble upon. I see no real changes in that respect...
"Some things in life can never be fully appreciated nor
understood unless experienced firsthand. Some things in
networking can never be fully understood by someone who neither
builds commercial networking equipment nor runs an operational
network." RFC 1925
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