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First post!

Whilst engaged in a bit of post-lunch Google vanity browsing, I came across what must be my first post to Usenet from my old Demon Internet account.

From: (Nick Ludlam)
Subject: Starwars?
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X-Newsreader: Demon Internet Simple News v1.29
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Date: Sun, 18 Sep 1994 21:38:34 +0000
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Hi! I just wondered if there was a
MUD/MUSH/whatever related to the Starwars trilogy?

Thanks in advance,

Nick Ludlam  -*-

This was around the time that I was really into MUDs and MUSHes, and was casting around for engaging ones, before I settled on Elephant MUD through which I met some very very good friends. As I remember it, this is when Demon also packaged the KA9Q software, which was a DOS implementation of a TCP/IP stack that was used to access all the various services, before Win95.


I’ve also spotted the first bit of code that my brother Dominic posted to the internet in AMOS basic for the Commodore Amiga. In his words, ‘That was, like, before the internet was popular!’

Nick Ludlam
Nick Ludlam
Software Developer and Prototyper in Mixed Media