|From||Kees van Eeten||2:280/5003.4||Date Write||2018-02-05 23:07:11|
|To||Michiel van der Vlist||0:0/0.0||Date Arrived||2018-02-06 01:30:28|
|Subj||File names for Fnews|
05 Feb 18 21:23, you wrote to Björn Felten:
MvdV> FILE_ID.DIZ? BBS? Wazethat? :)
MvdV> When was the last time you used that _i--- shaped piece of hardware to
MvdV> manually cranck your car into starting? Sometimes progress means dumping
MvdV> no more needed old stuff. Many Fidonet related files are distributed
MvdV> without FILE_ID.DIZ. The nodelist, the nodediffs, the FTSC related
MvdV> files... I never hear complaints. Apparently Fidonet works well without
MvdV> it. The FTSC never bothered to document it, so it must not be all that
MvdV> critical. The Fidonews file is pretty self descriptive anyway.
I think that in some zones where there is a different appreciation for
BBS's The additional information file is packed with nodelist or Nodediffs.
If we only support features that are used by a mojority of sysops, we can
just as well close Fidonet right away.
--- GoldED+/LNX 1.1.5
* Origin: As for me, all I know is that, I know nothing. (2:280/5003.4)