Welcome to comp.sys.atari.8bit!

Welcome to comp.sys.atari.8bit!

Post by Michael Curren » Sun, 06 May 2001 19:26:42



Archive-name: atari-8-bit/welcome
Posting-Frequency: 7 days
Last-modified: February 24, 2001

               Welcome to the comp.sys.atari.8bit newsgroup!

You've found the Usenet newsgroup for discussion about the Atari 8-bit
family of computers!  These include the 400, 800, 1200XL, 600XL, 800XL,
65XE, 130XE, 800XE, and the XE Game System.

comp.sys.atari.8bit was born around 1986-87 when the earlier comp.sys.atari
newsgroup was split into comp.sys.atari.8bit and comp.sys.atari.st.  The
Atari computers themselves have been around since 1979.

There is no charter for comp.sys.atari.8bit. (newsgroup pre-dates the custom)

comp.sys.atari.8bit is not moderated.

DO NOT POST BINARIES in comp.sys.atari.8bit, use the binaries groups instead.

OTHER USENET NEWSGROUPS:
alt.binaries.atari
alt.binaries.atari.d
alt.binaries.comp.atari8bit
comp.emulators.misc

comp.sys.atari.advocacy
comp.sys.atari.announce Mod.by Kevin Savetz,Archive http://www.savetz.com/csaa/
comp.sys.atari.programmer
rec.games.video.classic

E-MAIL LIST:
atari8-l, kept by maciej grzeszczuk, info at http://atari.ideefixe.nom.pl/

the following line in the body (not the subject) of the message:
                            subscribe atari8-l

WEB PAGES:
Atari 8-bit Computer Web Ring, kept by Raphael Espino
  home page: http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Lakes/7953/a8ring.html

SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS:
XL Search search engine, kept by Bill Kendrick
  http://xlsearch.atari.org/ or http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/xlsearch/

University of Michigan Archive, kept by Bill Kendrick
  http://www.umich.edu/~archive/atari/8bit

INFORMATION:
Atari 8-Bit Computers: Frequently Asked Questions  (Michael Current)
  http://www.faqs.org/faqs/atari-8-bit/faq/

Atari 8-Bit Computers: Vendors and Developers  (Michael Current)
  http://www.faqs.org/faqs/atari-8-bit/vendev/

Atari 8-bit New User, Emulator Help FAQ  (Bill Kendrick)
  http://www.sonic.net/~nbs/new_and_emu.html

Atari BBS List  (Trevor Holyoak)
  http://www.holyoak.com/atari/

Atari 8-bit Hardware Upgrade, Modification and Add-On FAQ  (David A. Paterson)
  http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Alley/1878/hard_faq.htm

Disk Image FAQ  (Steve Tucker)
  http://www.nacs.net/~classics/ape/docs/DiskImageFAQ/

Accessing the Internet by Email FAQ  (Gerald E. Boyd)
  http://www.faqs.org/faqs/internet-services/access-via-email/

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) Channel: #atari8


An Atari 800XL used in a Czech hospital: http://www.asw.cz/~kubecj/aczhwho.htm

 
 
 

1. Welcome to comp.sys.atari.8bit!

Archive-name: atari-8-bit/welcome
Posting-Frequency: 7 days
Last-modified: February 24, 2001

               Welcome to the comp.sys.atari.8bit newsgroup!

You've found the Usenet newsgroup for discussion about the Atari 8-bit
family of computers!  These include the 400, 800, 1200XL, 600XL, 800XL,
65XE, 130XE, 800XE, and the XE Game System.

comp.sys.atari.8bit was born around 1986-87 when the earlier comp.sys.atari
newsgroup was split into comp.sys.atari.8bit and comp.sys.atari.st.  The
Atari computers themselves have been around since 1979.

There is no charter for comp.sys.atari.8bit. (newsgroup pre-dates the custom)

comp.sys.atari.8bit is not moderated.

DO NOT POST BINARIES in comp.sys.atari.8bit, use the binaries groups instead.

OTHER USENET NEWSGROUPS:
alt.binaries.atari
alt.binaries.atari.d
alt.binaries.comp.atari8bit
comp.emulators.misc

comp.sys.atari.advocacy
comp.sys.atari.announce Mod.by Kevin Savetz,Archive http://www.savetz.com/csaa/
comp.sys.atari.programmer
rec.games.video.classic

E-MAIL LIST:
atari8-l, kept by maciej grzeszczuk, info at http://atari.ideefixe.nom.pl/

the following line in the body (not the subject) of the message:
                            subscribe atari8-l

WEB PAGES:
Atari 8-bit Computer Web Ring, kept by Raphael Espino
  home page: http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Lakes/7953/a8ring.html

SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS:
XL Search search engine, kept by Bill Kendrick
  http://xlsearch.atari.org/ or http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/xlsearch/

University of Michigan Archive, kept by Bill Kendrick
  http://www.umich.edu/~archive/atari/8bit

INFORMATION:
Atari 8-Bit Computers: Frequently Asked Questions  (Michael Current)
  http://www.faqs.org/faqs/atari-8-bit/faq/

Atari 8-Bit Computers: Vendors and Developers  (Michael Current)
  http://www.faqs.org/faqs/atari-8-bit/vendev/

Atari 8-bit New User, Emulator Help FAQ  (Bill Kendrick)
  http://www.sonic.net/~nbs/new_and_emu.html

Atari BBS List  (Trevor Holyoak)
  http://www.holyoak.com/atari/

Atari 8-bit Hardware Upgrade, Modification and Add-On FAQ  (David A. Paterson)
  http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Alley/1878/hard_faq.htm

Disk Image FAQ  (Steve Tucker)
  http://www.nacs.net/~classics/ape/docs/DiskImageFAQ/

Accessing the Internet by Email FAQ  (Gerald E. Boyd)
  http://www.faqs.org/faqs/internet-services/access-via-email/

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) Channel: #atari8


An Atari 800XL used in a Czech hospital: http://www.asw.cz/~kubecj/aczhwho.htm

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