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Re: [seul-edu] BBS?
I agree with Jeff. Discus is quite good. Depends what you want to throw at
On Tue, 29 May 2001, Jeff Nelson wrote:
> Some web CGI's, etc. on your local network might do the trick:
> I've found a number of free, very useful BBS-type CGI's on
> http://cgi.resourceindex.com; I think one I liked was Discus, and WWWBoard is
> another good one that's in wide use. I've installed Discus a couple of
> times; it's pretty easy.
> Also, there are some excellent BBS or news-type programs that use PHP and
> MySQL. Check out Squishdot, for example.
> Also, check out the list of apps at our very own seul.org/edu.
> Jeff Nelson
> > > 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.