• Usenet

    From Keyop to All on Mon Sep 27 19:56:54 2021
    Magnum BBS has joined Usenet!

    Usenet is described as:


    Usenet is a worldwide distributed discussion system available on computers. It was developed from the general-purpose Unix-to-Unix Copy (UUCP) dial-up network architecture. Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis conceived the idea in 1979, and it was established in 1980. Users read and post messages (called articles or posts, and collectively termed news) to one or more categories, known as newsgroups. Usenet resembles a bulletin board system (BBS) in many respects and is the precursor to Internet forums that became widely used. Discussions are threaded, as with web forums and BBSs, though posts are stored on the server sequentially.


    There are over 2000 Usenet newgroups on this BBS, which can be accessed via the [J]ump option from the Main Menu.

    Any questions - please ask.