@koyu Yes, I think this is a great idea.
Sadly, mony, maybe most people don't realize there's a lot involved in keeping the services, maintaing them, covering costs. The amount of personal time devoted to the task. The costs, many times absorbed by staff to keep it live.
I do appreciate it, very much -- have been in Internet communities for many, many years, and even some before Internet.
Back in the days when the local BBS was the wonder we could reach, via a modem and the family's telephone line.
I am in a completely nostalgic moment, just replied in another topic here and included a photo of a beloved piece of gear; has been with me since the 90's, now a heirloom if the kids want to preserve it.
@koyu I wrote a blog page a few months ago, and would like to offer it to you, if you have a quiet moment and like to read.
If not, it's ok.
Here's the original Release announce for it:
New Year's day, and all is quiet in the land. :-)
Remembered a blog idea; a few days ago, we were chatting in the network. About a situation that reminded me a lot of the BBS world; where I started in computers, dial-up modems, and the network called FidoNet...
New post, live at : https://write.tedomum.net/rgx/the-fediverse-reminds-me-so-much-of-fidonet
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