[Coco] Pre-CoCoFest Announcement: DwTerm - A RSDOS DriveWire 4 Terminal Program

Tim Fadden t.fadden at cox.net
Thu Apr 19 18:28:31 EDT 2018

Correction!  I did this with an rs232 pak.  Getting old......  Same 
stuff applies though.

On 4/19/2018 3:26 PM, Tim Fadden wrote:
> On 4/19/2018 2:32 PM, Allen Huffman wrote:
>> On Apr 14, 2018, at 2:14 PM, Michael R. Furman <n6il at ocs.net> wrote:
>>> DwTerm - https://github.com/n6il/DwTerm 
>>> <https://github.com/n6il/DwTerm>
>>> A RSDOS DriveWire 4 Terminal Program
>> Just heard this on CoCoTalk.
>> How hard do you think it would be to abstract those routines so we 
>> could start patching things like Ultimaterm, Greg-E-Term, etc. to do 
>> DW like this?
>> Also, it opens up the possibility of doing a DW enabled Remote 
>> Terminal Driver so someone could run a BBS.
> Not quite a BBS, but I had my os9 system  running over the web via DW 
> using "Telnet  BBS Server V1.4a. I offered it up to the list. Had a 
> couple people log in to it. But all I got was negative feedback pretty 
> much saying that I was wasting my time.... nobody interested. One 
> person said why the  hell would I do that when I can use my pc which 
> is much faster, better, etc etc.
> Personally I think it's a good idea, and doable now without having to 
> re-program anything.  I guess half the fun is making it work. Good 
> luck to you.  If you get one going, I will log in. :-)
> Seems the list is good at dissing stuff, but not so good at 
> encouragement.   A bunch of grumpy old farts... he he :-)
> Cheers.
> Tim

Tim Fadden
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