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JAM - Joaquim-Andrew-Mats Message Base Proposal

AGENT - Forte Agent and FreeAgent data files

Advanced Encapsulated Hypertext Format (version 1.0) (AEH )

BBS - Hudson message base files (C code)

alt.bbs.iniquity FAQ

ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/faqs/bbs/iniquity-faq (At MIT)

alt.bbs.unixbbs Frequently Asked Questions

ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/faqs/unix-faq/bbs-software/faq (At MIT)

Waffle Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/faqs/waffle-faq (At MIT)

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We've Got Blog: How Weblogs are Changing Our Culture
[Editors of Perseus Publishing (Introduction), Rebecca Blood (Introduction); 2002-07] ISBN 0738207411
- At Barnes & Noble - At Amazon - At Half

The Weblog Handbook: Practical Advice on Creating and Maintaining Your Blog
[Rebecca Blood; 2002-07] ISBN 073820756X
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The Wiki Way: Collaboration and Sharing on the Internet
[Bo Leuf, Ward Cunningham; 2001-04-03] ISBN 020171499X
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Online Communities: Commerce, Community Action, and the Virtual University
[Chris Werry (Editor), et al; 2000-12-19] ISBN 0130323829
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The Virtual Community
[Howard Rheingold; 2000-11] ISBN 0262681218
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Online Communities: Designing Usability and Supporting Sociability
[Jenny Preece; 2000-09-15] ISBN 0471805998
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Community Building on the Web : Secret Strategies for Successful Online Communities
[Amy Jo Kim; 2000-04-06] ISBN 0201874849
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Poor Richard's Building Online Communities: Create a Web Community for Your Business, Club, Association, or Family
[Margaret Levine Young, John R. Levine; 2000-01-15] ISBN 0966103297
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Conversation and Community: Discourse in a Social MUD
[Lynn Cherny; 1999-02] ISBN 1575861542
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Community Networks and Websites? [2002/05/06]

At Ask Slashdot

Online Community Models? [2001/12/13]

At Ask Slashdot

When [2001/11/28]

At Ask Slashdot

BBS Software for Unix? [2001/11/14]

At Ask Slashdot

Web-Based Message Boards with Offline Reader? [ 2000/09/07]

At Ask Slashdot

Open Source or Commercial WWWBoard Software? [ 1999/10/20]

At Ask Slashdot

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Free-Vote {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

MyForum Open Source BBS {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

Mconv BBS system - A fully functional Internet BBS similar to Monochrome BBS. Telnet-based, its features include single-keypress menu-driven operation, full colour with easy to use encoding system, user-to-user messaging facility, and in-BBS account handling tools. {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

Synchronet BBS Software - Multiuser BBS/Internet Server Software for multiple platforms including Windows and Linux (legacy versions maintained for DOS and OS/2). Multithreaded modular C/C++ project that includes Telnet, FTP, and Mail servers and support for popular DOS doorgam {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

Slash - Slash is a database-driven news and message board, using Perl, Apache and mySQL. It is the code that runs Slashdot. For forums, support, mailing lists, etc. please see the Slashcode site. {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

MetaDot Portal Server - Portal Server for web based information sharing... Each user has her own public portal within the portal allowing them to share information with other Internauts and do virtual collaboration. {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

WebForum - This is a servlet which can be used to build web boards such as www.winfertility.org, www.ondelette.com/acne/ and so on. It is written using Java servlets. Java 1.1 required. Tested both with Linux and Windows. {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

NovaShare - NovaShare is an engine that allows you to create fully-interactive web-based news and discussion sites, much like WonkoSlice or Slashdot. Administrators can post articles and polls, and readers can create user accounts, post comments, and more. {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

Meditux - Meditux is Java-servlet based software that provides a web interface to MySQL. It was developed to support an intranet site in a medical intensive care unit where it was used to collect clinical and research data. {(L)GPL}

At Sourceforge ( Production/Stable)

zh-qterm-0.1.5 - QTerm is a BBS client in Unix

At FreeBSD Ports

moinmoin-0.11 - A Python CGI clone of WikiWiki

At FreeBSD Ports

hx-0.7.14 - A text based Hotline (http://www.bigredh.com) client for Unix

At FreeBSD Ports

zh-ve-1.0 - NTHU-CS Maple BBS 2.36 BBS-like editor

At FreeBSD Ports

phpbb-2.0.0 - A PHP-based bulletin board / discussion forum system

At FreeBSD Ports

ja-gorua-0.12e - Gtk+ on Ruby User Agent for 2ch BBS

At FreeBSD Ports

CxIV - Fully threaded discussion system with many features written in C {GPL}

(Info at freshmeat)

Citadel/UX - Multiuser, multithreaded BBS software {GPL}

Citadel/UX BBS Software - Advanced client/server BBS program
(Info at freshmeat)

GNU Pipo-BBS - Multilanguage BBS server and clients {GPL}

(Info at freshmeat)

ZorkCit - A CGI-based Web approximation of the Citadel BBS system. {GPL}

(Info at freshmeat)

WWWThreads - WWW based discussion forums {GPL}

(Info at freshmeat)

GHX - GTK clone of the Hotline software {Shareware}

(Info at freshmeat)

Brothel - An addicting door game for Falken BBS systems {freely distributable}

Falken - An excellent multi-user BBS system for Linux. {Shareware}

(Info at freshmeat)

BBBS - Full-featured BBS software with full FidoNet and InterNet support. {Shareware}

(Info at freshmeat)

FBBSEcho - A Fidonet Echomail tosser for Falken BBS systems {Freeware}

(Info at freshmeat)

BBSConsole - A replacement console program for Falken Sysops {GPL}

DOSDoor - A Falken utility that starts DOS doors under Linux with DOSEMU {GPL}

Falken Finger Daemon - A finger daemon for Falken Sysops that will display current online BBS users {GPL}

New User Questionaire - Falken door to let sysops set up a list of questions that new users can answer {GPL}

User Suspender for Falken - Suspend Falken user accounts for specified number of days {GPL}

Wheel of Falken - A Wheel of Fortune style game for Falken {GPL}

RPGBoard - RPGBoard is a highly-modified form of WWWBoard. {OpenSource}

HCP - A protocol for every form of human communication over networks [X] {GPL}

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Usenet Protocol - Usenet Protocol (NNTP, NNRP, etc) and software (newsgroup readers, etc.)

Real-Time Conferencing - real-time (multi-directional) discussion and data transfer, including Internet Relay Chat (IRC), Internet Phone, Videoconferencing

Up to Computer Supported Collaboration - Methods and software for cooperating and collaborating electronically. (Groupware)

Up to Person to Person Communications - Interpersonal Communications. IRC, BBS, email, paging, write, talk

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