An online community run on a host computer that users can dial or log into in order to post messages on public discussion boards, send and receive email, chat with other users, and upload and download files. BBSs are text-based and often related to the specific hobbies or interests of their creators.
Bulletin Board Service. A common online service provided by companies or individuals for uploading and dowloading of messages or files.
bulletin board service. A place on the network where public messages can be left and one message can reach all users. (Tele, Gr. 4)
ulletin oard ystem. Systems that post information and files for people to dial into and look at or download. Most BBSs are run by private organizations and often charged a membership fee. The Internet has deminished the use of BBS because most information is freely available over the Internet, but BBSs were very popular in pre-Internet days. Table of Contents
Bulletin Board. Usually a BBS is a lone computer run by a hobbyist with information on it for you to access.
ulletin oard ystem. In the 'early days' (1980s - early 1990s), BBSes served as a way for people with modems and computers to get together and share files and ideas. Typically, people would dial with their modem directly to the computer running BBS software, which also needed a separate modem for each simultaneous caller. Once online, users could upload or download files and programs, chat with other users online at the same time, post to discussion forums, or play online games.
Breeding Birds Survey. The monitoring scheme for common and widespread breeding landbirds throughout the UK. It aims to provide data on populations trends to inform and direct conservation action. It is a partnership between the BTO, JNCC and the RSPB. The BBS will replace the long-running CBC.
A computer which provides file archives, email, and announcements of interest. Users usually dial in with a terminal program to access these.
Bulletin Board Systems. Electronic notice board on which a computer, modem and communication software can be used to exchange programs, etc.
Bulletin Board Systems, once the most popular means to go on-line, are accessible by modem. BBS were the first electronic means to distribute pirated software.
ulletin oard ystem is a computer that can be directly connected to via modem and provides various services like e-mail, chatting, newsgroups, and file downloading. BBSs have waned in popularity as more and more people are instead connecting to the Internet, but they are still used for product support and local area access. Most current BBSs provide some sort of gateway connection to the Internet.
Bulleting Board System
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A service maintained by a computer that services as an information hub for many computers. People with common interests subscribe to BBS in order to post and receive messages.
Another name for a message board, where ideas about a specific subject can be discussed by interested parties.
This is an acronym for Bulletin Board Systems, which typically allow users to leave messages for other users.
Bulliten Board Systems are kind of like the internet, only you have to dial directly into their computer to access their service. It is usually a toll call if you are not in the area.
a computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest
a computer " B ulletin B oard S ystem," a system equipped with hardware and software which enable it to function much like a cork bulletin board, where people can post messages and announcements, or leave mail for each other
A computerized meeting and announcement system. Unlike the Internet, BBSes are points of meeting for only a few users at the same time. Commonly, one user would deposit a message or a file so that another user could retrieve it later. BBSes often amounted to one computer with two or three phonelines.Some of the large ISPs like CompuServe and AOL began as large BBSes and then evolved into Internet service providers.
Usually menu-oriented, this is a remote computer user-interface that may be used to offer a variety of services such as e- mail, ways to post public messages in various topical "discussion groups," ways to offer files to the public and receive files from the public, and increasingly ways to access to other remote computers and services. Access is via the Internet. BBS software for PCs is readily available on the Internet.
See ulletin oard ystem.
A system whereby users can log in and leave or read messages (not attached to a WAN).
Electronic system allowing posting and reading of messages or pictures. Also known as Newsgroups.
A software package that allows users to dial in for information and messages. Usually consisting of one or more PC's, and communication links.
A service that lets people make announcements, upload or download files and leave each other messages by computer. BBSs are different from the Internet in that you access them through the telephone network only, not through a computer network like Internet. There are many of them, mostly very small and run from just one computer.
ulletin oard ystem - An electronic message system, managed by a local group, that enables you to post and read messages.
A system that lets people read each other's messages and post new ones. The Usenet is the world's largest distributed BBS. The term BBS is used to describe private systems, run by individuals, that often require membership.
a computer service that allows remote users to access a central "host" computer to read and post electronic messages.
( IOS oot pecification) is a feature within the BIOS that creates, prioritizes, and maintains a list of all Initial Program Load (IPL) devices, and then stores that list in NVRAM. IPL devices have the ability to load and execute an OS, as well as provide the ability to return to the BIOS if the OS load process fails for some reason. At that point, the next IPL device is called upon to attempt loading of the OS. [ ] The BIOS ( asic nput/ utput ystem) program resides in the ROM chip, and provides the basic instructions for controlling your computer's hardware. Both the operating system and application software use BIOS routines to ensure compatibility.
Abbreviation for bulletin board service and BIOS boot select.
Sounds complicated but the term refers to any computer - small home unit or major business equipment - which has been set up with special software, modem and a telephone line to allow access to several Internet users at any one time.
Bulletin Board Service. A non commercial dial-up service usually run by a user group or software company. By dialing up a BBS with your modem, you can exchange messages with other users, and upload or download software.
bulletin board service. A place where people can post and respond to messages on a particular topic.
An online forum, accessible via modem, for users to browse and exchange information.
A network-based system for communicating and sharing information in the form of posted messages, usually on the Web. (The full term is sometimes presented as "bulletin board service.")
ulletin oard ystem There are perhaps millions of BBS systems around the world today. Lately it has become much more economical to set up a web site. A BBS can be as small a single computer (usually a PC) with a single phone line or scores of computers with hundreds of home lines. A BBS serves as a system that allows people to carry on discussions, play games, send Email, upload and download files, and make announcements. In many cases the BBS is a closed system ( not connected to any other network). Increasingly however, BBS's are establishing links to the Internet.
A computerized meeting and announcement system that allows people to carry on discussions, upload and download files and make announcements without all being connected to the computer at the same time. There are many thousands of BBSs around the world. Most are very small, running on a single computer with only one or two phone lines.
Areas within the Internet where you can post messages and announcements.
An online forum for users to browse and exchange information; a public discussion area.
Bulletin Board Systems. Networks that your computer can dial into through your modem. You communicate with other people by exchanging messages and files. You can also take pictures and information that the bulletin board operator puts up for public use and download these to your own computer for later viewing.
a local computer acting as a message board. Often offered by a company as a service or after sales facility.
A computerized meeting and announcement system that allows people to carry on discussions, upload and download files, and make announcements without the people being connected to the computer at the same time. There are many thousands (millions?) of BBS's around the world, most are very small, running on a single IBM clone PC with 1 or 2 phone lines. Some are very large and the line between a BBS and a system like CompuServe gets crossed at some point, but it is not clearly drawn.
Bulletin oard ystems. Users dial into the BBS or access it on the world wide web, and exchange information between users such as news, opinions, and information. Users can "talk" to other users who are on the BBS at the same time.
A computerised meeting and announcement system that allows people to carry on discussions, upload and download files, and make announcements at different times and from different computers.
Bulletin Board Systems. Allows internet users to post information to certain web pages.
Stands for ulletin oard ervice.
a bulletin board service. Many private or corporate BBS's existed before the explosive growth of the Web. Many Web sites offer a form of BBS in which visitors can post messages and have threaded "conversations" by topic.
A computerized meeting and announcement system that allows people to carry on discussions, upload and download files, and make announcements without the people being connected to the computer at the same time. Although BBS's have traditionally been th e domain of hobbyists, an increasing number of BBS's are connected directly to the Internet, and many BBS's are currently operated by government, educational, and research institutions.
A computerised meeting and announcement system that allows people to carry on discussions, upload and download files, and make announcements without the people being connected to the computer at the same time. There are many thousands of BBS's around the world and many are very small, running on a single PC with 1 or 2 phone lines. Some are very large - for example a system like Compuserve may be loosely described as a bulletin board.
A service accessible via modem or other connection through which users may exchange messages privately or post messages to a publicly accessible forum; may or may not have Internet access.
Software that enables users to log into email, Usenet and chat groups via modem.
Cash Now's Affiliate Bank's ULLETIN OARD YSTEM, All EFD's connect electronically to our BBS to send and retrieve check files, messages, reports, and cash advances. The BBS guides the connecting EFD to the correct directory.
electronic ulletin oard ystems (electronic virtual space where individuals can exchange information, such as, leave messages, or down-load files to their PC)
Bulletin Board Service. A notice board on which information can be exchanged or posted for others to download.
(n) Just as in the pre-www days of online computing, a bbs is a live, online bulletin board which allows messages to be posted on a topic and replied to with additional automated visitor postings. BBS scripts feature word filters as well as the ability to edit out offensive comments posted.
A system that allows you to connect to a computer to upload and download files and leave messages for other users.
Bulletin Board Service. A single-location Online Service (could be either commercial or non-commercial).
A system maintained by a host computer for posting information, carrying on discussions, uploading and downloading files, chatting, and other online services. BBSs are generally created for a specific group of users and are usually topic-specific.
An electronic message system. ... more
A central computer that callers can access via modem and read messages and download public domain software.
A web based public system for sharing discussions, files, and announcements.
Bulletin board service. A method of exchanging messages or files electronically. Opto 22's BBS has been largely replaced by this website, which contains many files that used to be on our BBS but also adds much more information.
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