• Subject: RE: Happy b-day MIDRANGE.COM
  • From: "Bill Paris" <bparis@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Nov 1999 08:21:27 -0500
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> Wow, that brings me back.  I used to run a WWIV BBS way back.
> Can't remember what net I was on, it mighta been Fidonet even. When
> we had to build our own network.

Lets see...  were the national ones. We had a bunch of locals ones around
here too...

> And at 2400 baud too.  I used to connect to BBSes for a while on a
> (get this) CoCo II at 300 baud.  Then a CoCo III at 300 baud.  Finally
> got a 286 and a 1200 baud modem.  Then upgraded to 2400 baud.
> I remember looking at files to download and a 1 meg file was something
> that would take forever and a day.  Now, I see a 6 meg file
> and I shrug,

Hehe...   I remember changing my error checking in Zmodem from CRC-32 to
CRC-16 to get that extra 1-2 CPS for those downloads...   (-:  Those were
the days...

Bill Paris
Sorrento Cheese Co., Inc.
716-823-6262 x376
bparis@sccmail.com

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