On 10/7/20 7:43 PM, Chris Zach via cctalk wrote:
I don't remember Guardian, but I do remember
CC:Remote. It did use an
interface system it would call and copy down the person's mailbox file
as a weird sub-mailbox. I mean it worked, but it was a pain.
Ya. Any time you try to have a local / cached copy of a mail box things
The *ONLY* thing that I've seen handle it well is Lotus Notes & Domino.
Yes. Novell bought it from Wordperfect Inc, and
re-badged Office to
GroupWise. Groupwise could run as a shared file model or a client-server
system with a POA running on NLMs. That worked pretty well, and I used
that at Science from 2000-2013 or so.
Now WordPerfect Office is on my to mess with list at some point.
cc:Mail has been on it. That particular itch is being scratched now.
But it still had the SMTP NLM.
CC:Mail was very parsnickity and blew up a lot.
Likewise the SMTP
gateway was very unreliable, I finally ran it on OS/2, but that wasn't
around in late 1980's/early 90's.
Such was the case with most Post Office / shared directory structure
Sure! One of these days I really need to write all
this stuff down.
There was a lot going on at the dawn of the internet
age, I still
remember when we had the ceiling collapse at the Computer Society
because all the serial cables in the ceiling for the VAX overloaded the
It was a funny moment that morning, a Sparc20 smushed under a ceiling.
Funny "ha ha" or "uh oh"? I'm betting the latter. At least at
Grant. . . .
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