BBS Software Development News

July, 2000

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Synchronet News:

After six months of alpha and wide-beta testing, Synchronet Version 3.0 for Windows 95/98/NT/2000 will be officially released on (or before) July 1st. Synchronet v3 is a FREE multi-threaded 32-bit multi-user/multinode BBS with integrated Telnet, FTP, and Mail (SMTP/POP3) servers. Runs as many as 250 nodes all in one window on your desktop computer!

Synchronet v3 includes full support for DOS/FOSSIL doors, 32-bit WinSock doors, MUDs, multi-user chat, QWK offline reader/network support (via Telnet or FTP), FidoNet, PostLink/RelayNet, and much, much more! It is highly configurable and extensible via the programmable command and menu structure (PCMS) and includes an update to the popular Baja{tm} command-shell/module compiler. Synchronet's security is infinitely flexible using Access Requirement Strings (ARS), external SPAM filter servers, and a plethora of available filters for user names, IP addresses/hostnames, filenames, and more!

Here is a complete list of what's new in version 3, and Here is a list of answers to frequently asked questions regarding version 3.

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