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Wed Oct 7 21:00:32 CDT 2020
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
> drop ceiling.
> 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 the time.
Grant. . . .
unix || die
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