Ace-Line v3.5




In the grand tradition of minimalist BBS programs; the prototype FTP server, it did not get much more minimal than Ace-Line. How anyone could have gotten 3.5 versions out of this I have no Earthly idea.

The nice startup screen

While certainly inspired by the likes of 6480, it is obvious that this is its own program, which is some credit to Mr. Gilligan.

The Waiting for Call screen allows the sysop to navigate to necessary areas.

Everything you needed to configure was here on the waiting for call screen

And, of course, the short but sweet menu

The Facts:

Hardware Information

Computer    :   Commodore 64 or 128 in 64 mode
Video       :   40 columns
Drives      :   1 Drive, Commodore, limited CMD (no parts., no subdirs)
Modems      :   1600, 1650, Volks 6480, other 300-1200 baud
Input       :   Keyboard
Output      :   Screen, printer optionally
RAM use     :   N/A
Special     :


Pgm Struct  :   Single program
Menu Struct :   Single menu, word entry
Translation :   ASCII only
Access      :   Full access, with optional global password
Handle/ID   :   Name logged only
User info   :   N/A
User Logs   :   Simple call log on disk
Calls/Time  :   No limits
Network     :   N/A
Customizing :   Almost everything is hard coded and compiled
  Programs  :   N/A
  Displays  :   A few displayable screens
  Commands  :   N/A
Areas       :   N/A
  E-mail    :   N/A
  Messages  :   N/A
  Transfers :   From main menu
  Network   :   N/A
  Programs  :   N/A
  Text      :   N/A
  User Cmds :   From main menu (feedback)
  SysOp     :   N/A
  Voting    :   N/A
  News      :   N/A
  Help      :   N/A
Other       :

SysOp Utilities and Support

Offline     :   N/A
Online      :   Chat, Logoff
Remote      :   Nothing
On-L Display:   Name, time
W.F.C. Utils:   Configuration controls, file editor, dos cmds
Chatting    :   From main prompt
User        :   N/A
Msg Bases   :   N/A
Transfers   :   WFC Disk controls
Programs    :   N/A
Network     :   N/A
Drives      :   WFC CBM-DOS commands only
Terminal    :   Small transfer terminal program


Structure   :   N/A
Header      :   N/A
Weeding     :   N/A
Display     :   N/A


Structure   :   N/A
Bases       :   N/A
Limits      :   N/A
Reading     :   N/A
Headers     :   N/A
Format      :   N/A
Writing     :   N/A
Anonymous   :   N/A
Network     :   N/A
Other       :

Message Editor

Structure   :   Simple line editor
Commands    :   Hitting return on blank line saves and exits
Editing     :   Nothing
Formatting  :   Nada
Graphics    :   Nope


Bases       :   Open directory style
Storage     :   Full access to drives
Limits      :   Enforced by SysOp
Credits     :   N/A
Protocols   :   Punter
Headers     :   Name, blocks, type
Selection   :   By name
Listing     :   Directory only
Network     :   N/A
Other       :

Text Libraries

Structure   :   N/A
Storage     :   N/A
Network     :   N/A
Other       :   N/A


Structure   :   N/A
Sending     :   N/A
Receiving   :   N/A
Network     :   N/A
Other       :   N/A

Program Libraries

Structure   :   N/A
Programs    :   N/A
Network     :   N/A
Other       :   N/A

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