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Re: Random thoughts
On 4 Jan 1999 12:04:35 GMT, email@example.com (Gossamer) wrote:
>Tony Langdon (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote...
>> sp> Mail - Pine
>> sp> Web - Lynx
>> sp> An IRC app
>> Try BitchX for IRC, it's quite good.
>We're trying to list text stuff though.
Despite the name, bitchx is a text app. Basically a colorful ircII.
>ircII seems the standard. Other options would be sirc and colorirc which
>is a hack of ircII adding colours which can be nice.
>> sp> A news app (or just use Pine)
>> Pine's as good as any, from what I've heard.
>>From the usability point of view, I think using the same apps as much
>as possible is good, so Pine/Pico sounds OK. Personally I'd never use
>either of them, but I'm weird.
I was checking out the Pine licence last night and it seems less than free
(in the speech not beer sense). How strict are we going to be on that sort