<FW16> Re: test

  • From: "Hilary" <healing@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <freeware16@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2001 09:54:14 -0500

I would like to be on such a mailing list. I'm nursing along a WIN 3.1 for
my DTP, word processing, WEB surfing, e-mail, etc. and would like to hear
more about low-mem(I have 16meg) updates for old programs (PUBLISHIT from
Hilary Karnda
-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Webb <mwnews@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: freeware16@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <freeware16@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2001 8:10 PM
Subject: <FW16> Re: test

>There is already an excellent Usenet newsgroup covering all forms of
>freeware (alt.comp.freeware) and a mailing list covering all types
>would be reinventing the wheel, IMHO.
>That being said, I think a mailing list focusing on freeware for
>pre-Win9x platforms (which may have been what you meant, Joshua) would
>fill an important niche. I don't believe a mailing list or newsgroup
>exists (if there is, tell me about it) as a single entity. Such a
>mailing list (wanna call it "Dinoputer Freeware"?) could discuss
>topics ranging along the lines of;
>1) real mode DOS freeware
>2) freeware for Windows 1.0-WFWG 3.11
>3) 32-bit freeware that will run under Win32s (is there a list or
>     webpage somewhere that documents what 32-bit software runs
>     under Win32s? I'm very interested in the subject)
>4) newer software which either will run under DOS or pre-9x Windows or
>    has a sidekick that does (such as XXCOPY and XXCOPY16)
>5) locations of web pages, ftp sites and even gopher sites which are
>    still up, running and have freeware on them that runs well in the
>    Dinoputer environment.
>6) VERY IMPORTANT--information on older shareware or commercial
>     programs that have been placed under freeware status (such as
>     SLED, AccountPro for DOS, DataPerfect and others I can't think of
>     right now).
>and a lot of other things besides.
>That's my 2c, FWIW.
>> From:          "[ Kernel Mustard ]" <coutcin@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Date:          Sat, 14 Jul 2001 17:24:11 -0500
>> I got that message in this account.  I realized that it was due to
>> with FreeLists (my main acct was registered just a couple of weeks ago).
>> Yeah, I think you should.  That way, anything I make can be discussed.
>> LoL.
>> Ross
>> >From: Joshua Brannon <jbrannon@xxxxxxx>
>> >Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2001 12:50:51 -0600
>> > >Haven't been receiving messages, just wondering if this goes through
>> > >comes back to me.
>> >
>> >It's been really dead around here lately. You probably haven't had any
>> >to get, which brings to a question: How about changing the name to just
>> >'freeware' and covering all DOS/Win freeware, not just 16-bit?
>> >Any feedback is welcome.
>> >Joshua Brannon
>> >Owner/Moderator of Freeware16
>PLAINTEXT: the surest way to make sure your message
>  is understood.

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