text directory contains several forms of text files, generally displayable to users of the BBS.
With a few exceptions, the
text directory contains files that may be displayed to users (e.g. menu files displayed in the Terminal Server).
The stock/default contents of the
text directory can be browsed online here.
Since many of the files in the
text directory may reflect the sysop's personal customizations, it's a highly recommended to be very careful when replacing/overwriting any files in this directory.
The menu files displayed to users of the Terminal Server are stored in the
Files in the
text/menu directory (and its sub-directories) are special because there may be multiple terminal-specific versions of each menu base filename. The
.asc version of a menu file is considered the “lowest common denominator”, and will be displayed when other versions do not exist or the user's terminal has no special capabilities (e.g. TTY).
See text files for more details about the various file types supported in the
text/menu directory (e.g.
Sub-directories of the
text/menu directory may be used for the storage of menu files for (non-default or 3rd party) command shells.
text/avatars directory contains avatar collections (
*.bin files) from which the BBS users may select a pre-made avatar for their personal use.
See the avatars module for more details.