[vcf-midatlantic] Idea for an Exhibit - Novell

David Riley fraveydank at gmail.com
Wed May 23 14:00:57 EDT 2018


Could be interesting. I have a fairly pristine copy of NetWare 3.12 I've been waiting to dust off, but it'll probably only go to a VM for me (I've divested most/all of my older PC hardware). If I don't do anything with it, I'll be happy to pass it on.

> On May 23, 2018, at 12:55, 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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