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Re: [seul-edu] BBS?
Why not use a little perl based discussion area by using something like
Chatpro, etc. Simple to setup. Few resources.
On Mon, 28 May 2001, Doug Loss wrote:
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> I have installed a network of four linux boxes in my classroom. The
> DC wants has a grant to install a dept-wide network, and I want to
> connect. We will also be on the Inet backbone "RSN" (soon).
> There has been some one-way discussion by the DC. His grant required
> him to set up this departmental network so that we can share
> "desktops," etc. He is a windoze man.
> I think to install a BBS, to facilitate real sharing among department
> members, and to beat him to the punch, while he dreams up more ways of
> "sharing" by way of spying on each other's desktops. A BBS, I
> reason---with little to no knowledge of the technology, and not even
> having used any BBS for any time at all---might enable us to post and
> share our ideas. Perhaps files, images, etc.
> Meanwhile, I have been rewriting my web page---on my own
> nickle---taylored toward my classes both at this school (public hs)
> and the local college where I teach as an adjunct, part time.
> These are perhaps two poles on the spectrum of the technology of
> sharing. As I say I am clueless.
> Does anyone have any ideas how this functionality can be had,
> cross-platform? Keeping it simple? Yet secure.
> Alan Davis
> Marianas High School
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