> You're vision of a MUD-oriented society may work. Have you considered
> starting your own society (mudsoc...)? Maybe progsoc will allow you to attach
> a computer to their network. It is common when you have a new idea to break
> off and start your own thing. This has the advantage of giving people more
> choice and maybe even competition (although I don't know whether that applies
As per usual, Ryans spock-esque ability to keep a level head has spawned a
great idea. I love you Ryan. ;)
I know that a few people have donated machines to progsoc, and in return
get full control, as well as free electricity and internet connection. If
progsoc can garantee a stable connection (then again why should they? It
_is_ free after all), then Chi, get all your buddies together, ante up the
cash, and buy yourself a nice new pentium, which will happily run all your
Judging from all the flack your getting, true or otherwise, this seems to
be as good as you'll get. Our 'people on the inside' at Sun have close
ties to the current exec. If they get ousted, well, good luck getting new
equipment. I understand it's a similar story with our net connection.
It's not fair, I know, but there's the facts. It's not what you know, it's
who you know. And who do _you_ know that can keep progsoc running? Running
a linux box at home doesn't cut it.
> I personally do not find any interest in today's MUDs and would therefore not
> enjoy being part of a society of MUDers. While I probably already am,
Heh, too true.
Matt Estela http://www.progsoc.uts.edu.au/~mestela Random fortune follows:
Another good night not to sleep in a eucalyptus tree.