Re: Idea on Internet access from C64/C128

From: Christian Johansson (
Date: 2005-01-02 18:12:59


Could you please resend your latest message that I responded to below? I 
happened to delete it and I didn't include all of your text before 
responding so unfortunately I lost the part where you wrote about c64net 
with OPEN etc.


Christian Johansson skrev:
> Hi Maciej,
> Maciej Witkowiak skrev:
>> Christian Johansson dnia 02 sty 2005 o 15:24 +0100 napisal:
>>> degree of comfort the Spanish Inquisition would be proud of". 
>>> Therefore, I wonder if somebody has already written a C64/C128 e-mail 
>>> or Usenet program that sends the necessary telnet commands over a 
>>> null-modem cable so that it doesn't have to be done manually.
>> I think there is a slight misunderstanding. The point of mentioned 
>> texts was
>> that once you have TCP/IP conectivity and a telnet client it is 
>> possible to
>> (manually) use it for sending emails etc. However, once you have that -
>> nothing stops you from writing specialized clients for those protocols.
> I don't think that I misunderstood the text. I understood it just as 
> what you wrote above. I wasn't very clear but what I wanted to know was:
> A) How to configure the PC to make it possible for the C64/C128 to act 
> as a telnet client. I think that Adam has described in his Usenet 
> message how to do this when you use Lunix on the C64/C128.
> B) If anybody has implemented special clients for email, Usenet etc. to 
> use on the C64/C128 once it can be used as a telnet client. I think that 
> you have answered this, at least partly, by writing that the latest 
> version of Lunix has a simple email client. You also wrote about c64net, 
> which I think is another answer to my question but I'm not sure since I 
> only get PAGE NOT FOUND when I click on the link you provided.
> /Christian
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