[OT] new sendmail release, ever?

Alex Broens ms-list at alexb.ch
Thu Aug 6 21:44:17 IST 2009

On 8/6/2009 10:34 PM, Glenn Steen wrote:
> 2009/8/6 Alex Neuman van der Hans <alex at rtpty.com>:
>> Meh. Back in my day, we used to have to wait a week for e-mail. A local BBS
>> would batch things up and run on the weekend at 2AM when the price for long
>> distance was lower. Uphill. Both ways. In the snow.
> .... Anyone else but me remember the dreary state of the atlantic line
> during the mid-80:s? IIRC it was a 19.2 kbps (smoking hot!:-) modem
> connection... No email over the size of 50KiB was allowed...

I ran a Fido gateway for many years...16 nodes... first modems I used 
for it were 14400 coz 9600 were getting too slow to push demos over the 

.... those were the days... each email which actually made it thru all 
the Fido nodes and reached the recipient triggered a celebration.

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