[nos-bbs] Home BBS and auto forwarding

Kerry Smith n3nxo at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 15 15:47:38 EDT 2009


>From what i've seen with NOS, it doesn't take the home bbs field
and use it for anything.  It doesn't set up an auto forward or such,
but it sure would be nice.  Only problem would be when someone puts
in a bbs that does not exist or something like that.

Kerry - n3nxo

--- On Sat, 3/14/09, Bill Vodall WA7NWP <wa7nwp at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Bill Vodall WA7NWP <wa7nwp at gmail.com>
> Subject: [nos-bbs] Home BBS and auto forwarding
> To: "TAPR xNOS Mailing List" <nos-bbs at tapr.org>
> Date: Saturday, March 14, 2009, 9:42 PM
> An interesting idea just came up and
> I'm not sure how JNOS handles it.
>   I could just look at the source code but this list
> is too quiet...
> The REGISTER command allows a user to set a home BBS.
> Is that value used for anything?
> If I REGISTER at the COCBBS and set my home BBS as REDBBS,
> shouldn't
> email entered for me at COCBBS be automatically forwarded
> to REDBBS?
> I know this is right out of the old White Page era. 
> While I'd hate to
> think of recreating that monster, some simple automatic
> forwarding
> based on the home bbs value might both be useful and not
> too hard - if
> it's not already in place.
> Thanks,
> 73
> Bill - WA7NWP
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