arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Wed Jul 10 15:44:47 AEST 2019

Lyndon Nerenberg <lyndon at orthanc.ca> wrote:

> Back in the day I had the pleasure of firing up what was possibly
> the last North American BITNET node (certainly the last one on
> NetNorth), on a Sun 3/xxx deskside server running SunOS 3.5(+).
> (AUCS, at Athabasca U.)
> I'm curious to know if the UREP source code that drove that link
> ever escaped.  I recall it being licensed code at the time, but
> from academia vs. a commercial product.  I don't know if that also
> applied to the bisync serial driver.
> --lyndon

You don't want to see the source code. We ran it at Emory, and I
remember that I had to work with it, and after every dive into the
code, I felt like I needed a shower afterwards.

I don't remember the details, only the strong associated emotions. :-(


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