1987-09-17, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: Comparing multi-line BBS alternatives (evaluation of DLX, Chairman and TBBS). Cardiff, John

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  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • CEDROM-SNi, Inc., 1987 Sept 17
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Comparing multi-line BBS alternatives (evaluation of DLX, Chairman and TBBS).
Appears In
  • Computing Canada, v13, no.n19, 1987 Sept 17, p39(2) (ISSN: 0319-0161)
Author
  • Cardiff, John
Published
  • CEDROM-SNi, Inc., 1987 Sept 17
Physical Description
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Trade
Summary
  • Interloop Software's DLX 4.0 ($299 U.S.), Dynamic Microprocessor Associates's Chairman 2.00 ($995 U.S.), and eSoft's TBBS 2.0M ($895 U.S.) are DOS-based multiline BBS for inter-office data transfers. Each offers private and public e-mail, ASCII and Xmodem file transfers and real time online conferencing or chatting. DLX and TBBS can handle more than two phone lines if an optional DigiComm expansion board is added. DLX has a puny 24 page manual while the Chairman is 100 and TBBS is a slick 200 page book. DLX is easy for novice use but its menuing system is hardcoded. Chairman menus are flexible. TBBS offers graphics during conferencing and has a 40 channel CB stimulator. TBSS is the recommended choice with its state of the art design.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
  • Gale Expanded Academic
Identifier
  • 6005994

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