From Digital Man@VERT to All on Tue Dec 29 19:18:27 2020
Occasionally someone will express an interest in the versions of Synchronet for MS-DOS (no one ever seems in inquire about the OS/2 versoins!). I did not use a revision control system before v3.0 (2000) and I was not very good about backing-up run-time files (e.g. text/config files) or official distribution disks. Luckily, I did at least perform *occasional* backups of source code that I felt relevant (somewhat arbitrarily) and we can still locate many of the official Synchronet distribution disks via web-searches to this day (though none will contain the source code).
I had previously packaged up and released all the backed-up source code from the early-mid 90's I could find, some dating back as early as 1991, and have recently updated that with some more (mainly Assembler) source that I had restored from Steve Deppe's 5.25" floppy disks. You can find that archive here: http://synchro.net/sbbs_arc/ssrc199x.zip
The revision numbers for the above versions have been incremented since their last official release since some issues (e.g. Y2K bugs) have been addressed since their last release. I did not attempt to rebuild SBBS v2.30 for OS/2 or any of the native Win32 utilities - just 16-bit MS-DOS.
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