General Info on FidoNet
FidoNet consists of approximately
systems world-wide which
comprise a network which exchanges mail and files via
using a proprietary protocol. They are connected for the purposes of
exchanging E-Mail to the Internet thru a series of
which interact with the Internet via
with cooperating UNIX-based
smart-hosts which act as their MX-receivers.
With some exceptions, you
Telnet or FTP to a FidoNet site,
only communicate via E-Mail and Usenet News.