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network:dove-net [2010/02/20 00:35]
digitalman Add conference list and other edits.
network:dove-net [2019/05/31 00:48] (current)
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 ===== History ===== ===== History =====
  
-Two BBSes began DOVE-Net back in 1989. These BBSes were Vertrauen (Home +Two BBSes began DOVE-Net back in 1989. These BBSes were [[person::​Digital Man]]'​s **//Vertrauen//**((Home 
-of Synchronet BBS Software) and The Beast'​s Domain (Home of Domain +of Synchronet BBS Software)) and [[person::​King Drafus]]'​s **//The Beast'​s Domain//**((Home of Domain 
-Entertainment BBS Add-ons). The word DOVE came from DOmain VErtrauen,​ +Entertainment BBS Add-ons)). The word DOVE came from DOmain VErtrauen,​ 
-much like the word MODEM came from MOdulator DEModulator. It has nothing+much like the word MODEM came from MOdulator DEModulator(([[person::​King Drafus]]'​s idea)). It has nothing
 to do with that species of bird or the symbolism of peace, but we have to do with that species of bird or the symbolism of peace, but we have
 nothing against those things either. It was a small network that needed nothing against those things either. It was a small network that needed
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 inappropriate. However, today, most of the users of DOVE-Net are also the  inappropriate. However, today, most of the users of DOVE-Net are also the 
 sysops of DOVE-Net. And when there are too many "​kings",​ you can have chaos. sysops of DOVE-Net. And when there are too many "​kings",​ you can have chaos.
-The ultimate "​king"​ of DOVE-Net is me, [[people:​digital_man|Digital Man]] (Rob Swindell). I don't+The ultimate "​king"​ of DOVE-Net is me, [[person::​digital_man|Digital Man]] (Rob Swindell). I don't
 claim this title because I want to, but rather because I have to: someone has claim this title because I want to, but rather because I have to: someone has
 to be "​king"​ or NC (Network Coordinator),​ or whatever-you-want-to-call-it. to be "​king"​ or NC (Network Coordinator),​ or whatever-you-want-to-call-it.
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 or users in the network, you'll do just fine. I certainly gain no pleasure or users in the network, you'll do just fine. I certainly gain no pleasure
 from enforcing rules and would rather everyone "just get along" and the net from enforcing rules and would rather everyone "just get along" and the net
-continue to self-rule as it has since King Drafus and I created it so many+continue to self-rule as it has since [[person::King Drafus]] and [[person::​Digital Man|I]] created it so many
 years ago. years ago.
  
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 |DOVE-Net Sysops Only                     ​| ​ LEVEL 90 OR REST Q  |                    |  2010  | |DOVE-Net Sysops Only                     ​| ​ LEVEL 90 OR REST Q  |                    |  2010  |
  
-  * Conferences are also referred to as Sub-boards +  * Conferences are also sometimes ​referred to as sub-boards, message areas, echoes, SIGs, etc. 
-  * QWK conference numbers ​on [[bbs:​Vertrauen]], ​the root DOVE-Net QWKnet hub +  * QWK conference numbers ​shown are from [[bbs:​Vertrauen]], ​not (necessarily) **your** BBS. 
 +  * Normally, you should have your sub-boards configured for "​Dynamic"​ QWK conference numbering.
  
 ==== Security Requirements ==== ==== Security Requirements ====
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 The "​Synchronet Announcements"​ conference is a publicly accessible The "​Synchronet Announcements"​ conference is a publicly accessible
-*read-only* conference for announcements from authorized Synchronet+**read-only** conference for announcements from authorized Synchronet
 developers (currently only myself). No-one on your BBS may be allowed developers (currently only myself). No-one on your BBS may be allowed
 to post messages in this message area. This can be accomplished in  to post messages in this message area. This can be accomplished in 
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 The "​DOVE-Net Sysops Only" conference MUST NOT be publicly accessible. This The "​DOVE-Net Sysops Only" conference MUST NOT be publicly accessible. This
-message area is for discussion among DOVE-Net Sysops ONLY. This is the+message area is for discussion among DOVE-Net Sysops ​**ONLY**. This is the
 correct message area to use for "test messages"​. correct message area to use for "test messages"​.
  
-If you have a Guest/​Anonymous user account on your BBS, it MUST NOT have +If you have a Guest/​Anonymous user account on your BBS, it **MUST NOT** have 
-posting privileges to *any* of the DOVE-Net conferences. This can most+posting privileges to **any** of the DOVE-Net conferences. This can most
 easily be achieved in Synchronet by giving the "​Guest"​ account the '​P'​ easily be achieved in Synchronet by giving the "​Guest"​ account the '​P'​
 (posting) or '​N'​ (networked sub-board) restrictions. When the "​Guest"​ (posting) or '​N'​ (networked sub-board) restrictions. When the "​Guest"​
-account is created using the stock Synchronet '​makeguest.js'​ script, it will+account is created using the stock Synchronet ​''​makeguest.js'' script, it will
 already have the '​P'​ restriction applied. already have the '​P'​ restriction applied.
  
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 The following DOVE-Net conferences are already gated to other networks: The following DOVE-Net conferences are already gated to other networks:
  
-  * Synchronet Discussion ​ <=> alt.bbs.synchronet USENET newsgroup +  * Synchronet Discussion ​ <=> alt.bbs.synchronet ​[[USENET]] newsgroup 
-  * Synchronet Discussion ​ <=> SYNCHRONET echo on the FidoNet ​Zone 1 Backbone +  * Synchronet Discussion ​ <=> SYNCHRONET echo on the [[usenet]] ​Zone 1 Backbone 
-  * Synchronet Sysops Only <=> SYNC_SYSOPS echo on the FidoNet ​Zone 1 Backbone +  * Synchronet Sysops Only <=> SYNC_SYSOPS echo on the [[usenet]] ​Zone 1 Backbone 
-  * Synchronet Programming <=> SYNC_PROGRAMMING echo on the FidoNet ​Zone 1 Backbone +  * Synchronet Programming <=> SYNC_PROGRAMMING echo on the [[usenet]] ​Zone 1 Backbone 
-  * Synchronet Data        <=> SYNCDATA echo on the FidoNet ​Zone 1 Backbone+  * Synchronet Data        <=> SYNCDATA echo on the [[usenet]] ​Zone 1 Backbone
  
 ===== Joining ===== ===== Joining =====
  
-Please see the detailed [[network:dove-net:instructions]].+Please see the detailed [[howto:dove-net|instructions]]. 
 + 
 +===== See Also ===== 
 +  * [[module:​QNET-FTP]] 
 +  * [[bbs:​Vertrauen]] 
 +  * [[person:​digital man]] 
 +  * [[person:​King Drafus]] 
 +  * [[howto:​dove-net|Join DOVE-Net]] 
 +  * [[usenet|Networks]]
  
 +{{tag>​qwk network qnet dovenet}}

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