[vcf-midatlantic] Idea for an Exhibit - Novell

Jason Perkins perkins.jason at gmail.com
Wed May 23 13:31:37 EDT 2018


Interesting idea... The first networking I ever did was with Novell.

-J

On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 12:55 PM, Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> To my knowledge no one has done an exhibit about Novell / Netware
> networking at least directly.  I envision a simple file sharing network
> installed on some MS DOS 5-era machines, a simple email system, security
> features, etc to illustrate the product.
>
> As with VMS, Novell declined in usage when TCP/IP became dominant.  Not a
> lot of people know that Novell helped commercialize SUSE Linux.
>
> There is a good story here, someone with experience with Novell should take
> it up.
>
> Bill
>



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